Facilitated sessions for schools: 2014-15

We offer a range of different opportunities for schools:

  • Museum-led sessions or sessions held at your school (see below)
  • Videoconferencing (use search below to find Videoconferencing sessions)
  • Self-directed visits (includes resources to download)

All sessions provided by the Museum are FREE. A charge is made for sessions run by other organisations, which is indicated in the session descriptions. If no cost is listed, the session is free.

Accompanying teachers resources

Looking for resources and activities to support a pre-booked session? Search for your session in the database below and you'll find dedicated resources at the bottom of the session listing page.

You can also find a variety of resources for classroom and homework use, including our popular Fire of London website, on our resources page.

CPD opportunities for teachers

We are offering free INSET days to support planning and teaching of KS2 prehistory. These will run in autumn term 2014 and spring term 2015. Learn more about our prehistory INSETs.

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1,000 tales to be told (SEN)
Interactive storytelling project (Museum of London and at your school, Museum of London Docklands and at your school)

A time period of your choice is brought to life by our magical storyteller and musician in this 4-5 week project at your school and at the Museum......

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A Christmas Carol (KS1)
Theatre performance (Museum of London)

Treat your class to this musical adaption of Dickens' classic. Visit the galleries and the Victorian Walk to put it all in context......

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A Christmas Carol (KS3)
Drama performance and gallery activities (Museum of London)

Learn how Victorians celebrated Christmas and get a feel for the sights and sounds of Dickensian London......

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A Christmas Carol (SEN)
Musical drama performance (Museum of London)

Join in, sing along and play Scrooge in this musical adaptation of the Dickens classic and experience this evocative picture of Victorian London......

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A day out on old London Bridge (KS1)
Interactive storytelling session (Museum of London Docklands)

Join a lively storytelling session to hear about the houses on London Bridge and the people and animals that used the bridge every day......

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Abdul Miah: The story of a Lascar sailor (KS2)
Gallery drama (Museum of London Docklands)

Meet Abdul and discover why he left Calcutta, his life on board ship and his experiences in London in 1890's......

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Abdul Miah: The story of a Lascar sailor (KS3 & 4)
Gallery drama (Museum of London Docklands)

Meet Abdul and discover why he left Calcutta, his life on board ship and his experiences in London in 1890s. Use of resources and activities included......

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All the world's a stage! (SEN)
Acting and drama project (Museum of London and at your school, Museum of London Docklands and at your school)

Work with an experienced actor over 4-5 weeks on a drama project of your choice both at your school and at the Museum......

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Archaeology after school project (KS3 - post 16 AS/A2)
Extended project (Museum of London Archaeological Archive, At your school)

6 or 12 week project allowing students to discover London’s rich archaeology through an extracurricular after school group project. Students will in.....

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Archaeology for all (KS1 & 2)
Thames foreshore fieldwork and workshop (Museum of London Docklands, Museum of London)

Pupils learn how fragments of history can build up a picture of the past, developing an understanding the Thames today before delving into London’s .....

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Archaeology for all (KS3-post 16 AS/A2)
Thames foreshore fieldwork and workshop (Field trip and Museum)

Students practice historical enquiry skills used by archaeologists and learn how fragments of history can build up a picture of the past......

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Around the world with Captain Cook (KS1)
Interactive storytelling session (Museum of London Docklands)

Meet Isaac Smith, master’s mate, and learn about Captain Cook’s wonderful discoveries and his life in London. Make a sextant to take back to schoo.....

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Artist residency (SEN)
Collaborative art project (Museum of London and at your school, Museum of London Docklands and at your school)

Choose from a number of themes and work in partnership with an artist over 4-5 weeks at your school and at the Museum......

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Be a Tudor explorer (KS2)
Interactive session (Museum of London Docklands)

Discover more about the adventurous sailors in Tudor times who explored the world, bringing home trade goods and discovering new lands......

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Become a mudlark (KS1)
Taught session and storytelling (Museum of London Docklands)

Pupils will find out about being a mudlark and what it was like to live and work by the Thames in our interactive Mudlarks gallery......

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