Education sessions and resources

Our taught sessions and online resources cover a variety of time periods and places. Many contain structured investigations for use directly in the classroom. Others are more suited for research and preparation. They all allow access into our unique collections.

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1833 Factory Act

Did it solve the problems of children in factories?
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1834 Poor Law

What did people think of the new Poor Law?

Atlas of Illustrated Feelings

How are you feeling today?

Creating an Imaginary Archive

What would you collect?
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Henry VIII court rules

How did Henry VIII get up in the morning?
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Henry’s royal rules (SEND)

What were the rules of daily life for a king in Tudor times?
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Life aboard the Titanic

Who travelled on the fateful maiden voyage?
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Life in 1950s Britain

What can we find out about life in 1950s Britain using documents from the time?
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Life in 1960s Britain

What can we find out about life in 1960s Britain using documents from the time?
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Queen Anne

How can we find out about her?
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Role of a Queen – Mary I and Anne

What can we find out about the roles of Queen Mary I and Queen Anne?

Samuel Pepys

What does his will reveal?
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The King, the Crown and the Colonel

How did Thomas Blood try to steal the Crown Jewels in 1671?
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The Search for ‘Terra Australis’

What did Captain Cook’s secret mission involve?
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Travel smart through time (SEND)

How and why have people travelled around in the past and how have they done it safely?
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Uncovering the past

How can we use photographs to find out about the past?
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Walter Tull

How can we use sources to find out about him?
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What is a Jubilee?

What can we find out about Queen Victoria’s Diamond Jubilee?