Title: Schools
Title: Curriculum Links

A school visit to one of our museums has excellent links to all areas of the National Curriculum. In order to help you target the visit to your individual teaching needs, a brief list has been created to outline links between our sites or resources and the curriculum - more specifically the QCA schemes of work which you are probably already familiar with.
Click a curriculum topic from the list below:

Art and design
Citizenship
Design and technology
English
Geography
History KS1 & 2
History KS3
Mathematics
Science
Art and design
Unit 1A. Self-portrait Message in a Portrait
Find My Face Quiz
Unit 1B. Investigating materials
Material Matters at Aston Hall
What is Aston Hall built from?

Museum of the Jewellery Quarter
Unit 2A. Picture this! Art Gallery Teaching sessions
Borrow Prints From the Museum
Unit 2C. Can buildings speak? Blakesley Hall Reconstruction
Unit 3B. Investigating pattern Patterns in the Art Gallery
Unit 5C. Talking textiles Patterns in the Art Gallery
Borrow a Costume From the Museum
Unit 6B. What a performance Tudor Times at Blakesley Hall
Unit 6C. A sense of place Childrens Activity - Landscapes in the Art Gallery
Borrow Prints and Postcards From the Museum
Unit 7A. Self-image Portraits at Aston Hall
Message in a Portrait
Bedazzled
Unit 7B. What's in a building? Birmingham Muesuem and Art Gallery
Blakesley Hall
Aston Hall
Soho House
Sarehole Mill
Unit 7C. Recreating landscapes Learning about Landscapes
Pretty Baa-Lambs Quiz
Unit 9A. Life events Birmingham Art Gallery
Unit 9B. Change your style Bedazzled - Style Magazine
Citizenship
Unit 3. Animals and us Borrow a Natural History Objects
Unit 5 - Living in a diverse world Soho House - Mary Seacole / Olaudah Equiano
Unit 9. Respect for property Blakesley Hall
Aston Hall
Soho House
Sarehole Mill
Design and technology
Unit 1D. Homes Blakesley Hall for Kids
Unit 07Aiii. Understanding materials Focus: textiles Bedazzled - Cotton Industry
Unit 08F. The world of professional designers Bedazzled - interview with jewellery designer Sally Collins
English.
Creative Writing The Tolkien Connection
Childrens Activity - Second World War Discovery
'Freedom is Life' Poem
Story Telling The Little Red Hen
Geography
Unit 9. Village settlers Childrens Activity - Ancient Rome
Borrow Roman Handling Objects
Unit 11. Water Sarehole Mill
Unit 14. Investigating rivers Sarehole Mill
History at key stages 1 and 2
Unit 1. How are our toys different from those in the past? Borrow Victorian Toys
History Teaching sessions
Unit 2. What were homes like a long time ago? Borrow a 'Home Life Loan'
Blakesley Hall
Aston Hall
Soho House
Unit 4 - Why do we remember? Soho House -Mary Seacole / Olaudah Equiano
Unit 6A. Why have people invaded and settled in Britain in the past? A Roman case study Childrens Activity - Dress the Roman Soldier
Borrow a Roman Loan
Unit 6B. Why have people invaded and settled in Britain in the past? An Anglo-Saxon case study Borrow an Anglo-Saxon Loan
Unit 6C. Why have people invaded and settled in Britain in the past? A Viking case study Borrow a Viking Loan
Unit 8. What were the differences between the lives of rich and poor people in Tudor times? Life at Blakesley Hall in Tudor Times
Pears, Pippins and Pies at Blakesley Hall
A Tudor Feast at Aston Hall
Borrow a Tudor Loan
Unit 9. What was it like for children in the Second World War? Childrens Activity - Second World War
Borrow a Second World War Loan
Unit 10. What can we find out about ancient Egypt from what has survived? Ancient Egypt at the Museum
Childrens Activity - Ancient Egypt
Borrow an Egyptian Loan
Unit 11. What was it like for children living in Victorian Britain? Childrens Activity - Victorians
Borrow a Victorian Loan
Unit 14. Who were the ancient Greeks?
Unit 15. How do we use ancient Greek ideas today?
Ancient Greece at the Museum
Childrens Activity - Design Greek Pot
History at key stage 3
Unit 2. How did medieval monarchs keep control? Tudor Kings and Queens at Aston Hall
Mathematics
Measure shape & space Mathematical Moments
Map Co-ordinates
Science
Unit 1A. Ourselves Art Gallery Teaching sessions
Unit 1B. Growing plants Aston Park in wintertime
Unit 1C. Sorting and using materials Material Matters at Aston Hall
What is Aston Hall built from?

Museum of the Jewellery Quarter
Unit 1D. Light and dark Sources of Light at Aston Hall
Unit 1E. Pushes and pulls Sarehole Mill - How it Works
Candles and Spits at Aston Hall
Unit 2E. Forces and movement Sarehole Mill - How it Works
Candles and Spits at Aston Hall
Unit 3C. Characteristics of materials Material Matters at Aston Hall
What is Aston Hall built from?

Museum of the Jewellery Quarter
Unit 3F. Light and shadows Sources of Light at Aston Hall
Unit 4E. Friction Sarehole Mill - How it Works
Unit 6E. Forces in action Sarehole Mill - How it Works