Title: Schools
Teaching Sessions

The Learning Team offers a large range of teaching sessions all of which can be tailored to suit the needs of the class. To book a teaching session please call 0121 348 8001 or download the Booking Form.

The table below lists the available sessions at all museum sites. Click on a Key Stage to jump to that section:

Alternatively, for more information about some of the teaching sessions that are available for schools please download the following leaflets (Adobe PDF format).

 

Key Stage Subject Museum Site
^ top Foundation
Once Upon A Time - Cinderella History / Literacy / Drama Aston Hall
Once Upon A Time - Beauty & the Beast History / Literacy / Drama
A Rhyme Through Time Speaking and Listening / History Blakesley Hall
Sing Along at Sarehole   Sarehole Mill
^ top Key Stage 1
Once Upon A Time - Cinderella History / Literacy / Drama Aston Hall
Once Upon A Time - Beauty & the Beast History / Literacy / Drama
Printing Patterns *new from summer 2014 Art / History
Amazing Art *new from summer 2014 Art / History
The House that Holte Built History / Science / Literacy / Maths / Art
London's Burning at Aston Hall
History / Drama / Literacy
Sir Tom's Toys
History / Drama / Literacy
People in Portraits
Art / History / Drama / Literacy
Merry Making (November - December only) Art / History / Drama / Literacy / Celebrations
Traditional Easter Celebrations (March and April only) History / Drama / Literacy / Celebrations
Traditional Toys History / Science Blakesley Hall
A Home Long Ago History
Buildings and Materials History / Science
Can Buildings Speak? Science / Art
The Story of Guy Fawkes (4-29 Nov 2013 only) History / Drama / Art
Telling the Tale of the Great Fire of London History / Drama /
Speaking and Listening
Buried Treasure! *new History Museum of the Jewellery Quarter
The Crown Jewels *new History / Art and Design
The Power of Making *new History / Art and Design
Recycled Riches *new Geography / Art and Design
Habitats   Sarehole Mill
Hansel and Gretel  
Sing Along at Sarehole  
Storytellings  
Little Red Hen/ The Gingerbread Man Literacy / Breadmaking
Victorian School Room History / Literacy / Numeracy / Geography / Citizenship Soho House
Mary Seacole History
Florence Nightingale History / Literacy / Numeracy / Geography / Citizenship
Capturing the Castle History Weoley Castle
Ruins
Bug Safari Science
^ top Key Stage 2
Ghostly Tales KS2 – Literacy / History / Drama Aston Hall
The House that Holte Built History / Science / Maths / Art
Queen Victoria Visits History / Drama / Literacy
Aston Hall at War!
History
People in Portraits Art / History
Rags to Riches
History / Drama / Citizenship
Merry Making (November - December only)
Art / History / Drama / Literacy / Celebrations
Traditional Easter Celebrations (March and April only) History / Drama / Literacy / Celebrations
Landscapes Art Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery
Portraits & People Art
Patterns & Print Art
Adventures In Clay Art
Victorian Life Art
Romans Discovery Day History / Art
Ancient Egypt Discovery Day History / Art
Ancient Greece Discovery Day History / Art
Roman Remains History
The Glory That Was Greece History
Ancient Egypt History
Glittering Gold: Exploring Saxon Treasure History
The Birmingham Blitz History
Victorian Lives – Work, Rest and Play History
Time travelling curators History
Life in Medieval Birmingham History
A Stranger’s Guide to Birmingham History
Personal Stories: Blakesley during the First World War *new History Blakesley Hall
Rich and Poor Tudor Lives Tudor History
Inventory Detectives Tudor History
How do I know if Blakesley Hall is a real Tudor house?
Tudor History
How can we learn about Henry VIII using Blakesley Hall? Tudor History
Tudor Role Play Role Play / Tudor History
Lotions and Potions Tudor History
‘A woman’s work is never done’ Tudor role play History / Role Play
Exploring Tudor buildings History
A Tudor School Day Role Play Role Play / Tudor History
Have a ‘Merry’ Victorian Christmas (9-12 Dec 2013 only) Victorian History / Role play
How did Tudors celebrate Christmas? (2-6 Dec 2013 only) Tudor History / Role Play
General Guided Tour Cross Curricular Collections Centre
Buried Treasure! *new History Museum of the Jewellery Quarter
The Crown Jewels *new History / Art and Design
The Power of Making *new History / Art and Design
Recycled Riches *new Geography / Art and Design
Victorian Factory Life History / Geography / Literacy
The Great Exhibition History / Design and Technology / Literacy
Working in Wartime History / Drama / Literacy
Safecrackers History / Investigation and Enquiry Skills / Drama / Literacy / Science
The Earth’s Riches History / Geography / Citizenship / Design and Technology
18th Century Birmingham - Discover Day History / Geography / Design and Technology / Literacy
Habitats   Sarehole Mill
River Study Geography
Water Geography / Science
The Miller’s Apprentice Role Play / Victorian History
Feel the Force Science
Breadmaking History
The local inspirations of J.R.R. Tolkien English Literature / English Language
Living in Prehistoric Birmingham  
Victorian School Room History / Literacy / Numeracy / Geography / Citizenship Soho House
Mary Seacole History
Florence Nightingale History / Literacy / Numeracy / Geography / Citizenship
Equiano History
Capturing the Castle History Weoley Castle
Ruins
Archaeology History / Science
Bug Safari Science
^ top Key Stage 3
Aston Hall at War History Aston Hall
The House that Holte Built History / Art and Design
People in Portraits Art / History / Literacy
Art Tour Art / History / Design
Ghostly Tales Tour History / Literacy
Tour of the House History / Literacy
Letters to Loved Ones History Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery
Life at Home History
Surviving the Holocaust History
Conflict through Time History
Medicine Through Time History
A Stranger’s Guide to Birmingham History
Migrating to Birmingham History
Medieval Life in Birmingham History
Victorian Lives – Work, Rest and Play History
Time travelling curators History
A Holocaust Memorial History
Personal Stories: Blakesley during the First World War *new History Blakesley Hall
Adapting to War *new History / Art and Design Museum of the Jewellery Quarter
Jewellery and their Designs *new History / Art and Design
The Power of Making *new History / Religious Studies / Art and Design / Citizenship
Recycled Riches *new Geography / Art and Design
Victorian Factory Life History / Geography / Literacy
The Great Exhibition History / Investigation and Enquiry Skills / Drama / Literacy / Science
Working in Wartime History / Drama / Literacy
Safecrackers History / Investigation and Enquiry Skills / Drama / Literacy / Science
The Earth’s Riches History / Geography / Citizenship / Design and Technology
18th Century Birmingham - Discover Day History / Geography / Design and Technology / Literacy
Breadmaking History Sarehole Mill
The local inspirations of J.R.R. Tolkien English Literature / English Language
Archaeology History / Science Weoley Castle
Ruins
^ top Key Stage 4 and Further Education
Aston Hall at War History Aston Hall
The House that Holte Built History / Art and Design
People in Portraits Art / History / Literacy
Art Tour Art / History / Design
Ghostly Tales Tour History / Literacy
Tour of the House History / Literacy
Communities Together: A Holocaust Memorial (7th January – 1st March 2013 only) History Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery
Historical Enquiry – The Industrial Revolution and Yardley *new History Blakesley Hall

Customer Service

Travel / Leisure and Tourism
The Business of Travel and Tourism Travel / Leisure and Tourism
Adapting to War *new History / Art and Design Museum of the Jewellery Quarter
Jewellery and their Designs *new History / Art and Design
The Power of Making *new History / Religious Studies / Art and Design / Citizenship
Recycled Riches *new Geography / Art and Design
The Great Exhibition History / Design and Technology / Literacy
The Earth’s Riches History / Geography / Citizenship / Design and Technology
18th Century Birmingham - Discover Day History / Geography / Design and Technology /Literacy