Session duration 1 hour

Maximum group size per class 8-10 students plus additional adults.

Timings for sessions can be flexible, but session start time is between 10:30am and 11am. Please state your preference.

Lunch space can be provided.

Accessible toilet available.

Please contact us if you have vehicle access requirements.

Sessions in the Painted Hall have access restrictions. Please notify us of access requirements at time of booking. 

To book, contact the Learning Team at [email protected]

 

Summer Week: 10 – 14 June 2019

Theme: Sailors

 

Going on a long journey (can be combined with Wayfinding session)

FREE

A long time ago, sailors would have to pack for very long journeys at sea. What did they pack and what would we pack today?

An interactive session exploring the theme of old and new.


Wayfinding (can be combined with the Going on a long journey session)

FREE

Sailors would use maps to help them find their way. Today we still use maps on a journey. Find your way around our site using maps. Who can we ask for help?

A practical map reading workshop to explore the site.


Sensory Sea Experience

FREE

Life at Sea for sailors could be hard work with boats to clean, knots to tie and water all around them!

A sensory story of a typical day at sea.


Treasure Jars

FREE

Sailors like to collect items for their journeys to remind them of their travels. Can you find the shells and sea shapes to make your own treasure jar to take home?

A make and take activity on the theme of the sea.


Sailors Last Adventure

FREE

Join our sailor on his last adventure at sea. Who will he meet and what can we learn?

An interactive, multi-sensory story in the Painted Hall. Please note access restrictions apply to the Painted Hall. Please contact us before booking.


Sensory Backpack

FREE

A self-facilitated activity using our sensory backpack to learn about the Painted Hall. Please note access restrictions apply to the Painted Hall. Please contact us before booking.


Autumn Week : 14 – 18 October 2019

Theme: Kings and Queens

 

Royal Family Portrait

FREE

How do poses tell a story in the Painted Hall? Using the west wall royal family portrait as an example, dress up and create your own group picture to take back to school.

Please note access restrictions apply to the Painted Hall. Please contact us before booking


Royal Family: Call and Response

FREE

Call and response activity based on kings and queens from long ago using voices, drums and props.


Royal Banquet Experience

FREE

Learn about the big feasts and dancing that the royals enjoyed here long ago with sounds, smells, music and taste.


Treasure Jars

FREE

Kings and queens were presented with gifts from around the world. Can you find the jewels to make your own treasure jar to take home?

A make and take activity on the theme of royalty.


Hidden Palace

FREE

There used to be a palace here a long time ago. Become Tudor detectives to find the evidence and handle objects from the past