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School Activity Days

Our school activity days run from 9.30-1.00pm and comprise two, one hour, workshops with a further hour programmed visiting the Museum. 

How to Book - we are now taking bookings for May - July 2021.

Bookings can be made for up to two classes of up to 30 pupil 'bubbles' on one day.  

1. Choose your date -    Please contact us to discuss options 

2. Choose your topic from the list below

3. Email us with your topic choice, number of pupils and year group
       with an alternative date if possible to: lynda.pearce@dover.gov.uk.

Topics

Programme
Changes in Britain from Stone Age to the Iron Age
Bronze Age in Focus 1

Art and Artefact 
Investigation

Bronze Age technology and travel Talk and artefact investigation session on Bronze Age life using the Bronze Age Gallery with a clay workshop making a clay Bronze Age boat.
Bronze Age in Focus 2 Art and Artefact 
Investigation
Materials through the ages Talk and artefact investigation workshop on materials and their usage focusing on the Bronze Age with a practical workshop designing and making a clay pot based on those in the Museum’s Bronze Age collection.
Subject resource pack for Bronze Age » 
Roman Empire and its Impact on Britain
Roman Kent  Art and Artefact Investigation Celts and Romans Talk and artefact investigation session on Celts and Romans in Britain with a clay workshop making a clay head of a Roman soldier or head of Boudicca.
 
Britain’s settlement by Anglo-Saxons
       
Anglo-Saxon  Art and Artefact Investigation Art and culture Talk and artefact investigation workshop on everyday life in Anglo-Saxon England with a clay workshop making Anglo-Saxon brooch based on example in the Museum.
 
Viking and Anglo-Saxon Struggle for the Kingdom of England
Vikings  Art and Artefact Investigation Norse myths and legends Talk and artefact investigation workshop on everyday life in Viking times with a clay workshop making a Viking head
 
Earliest Civilisations
       
Ancient Greece  Art and Artefact Investigation Ancient Greece and archaeologists A talk and artefact workshop looking at artefacts from the perspective of archaeologists with a clay workshop making a clay head of King Agamemnon.
 
Historical Periods in Focus
Mediaeval  Art and Artefact Investigation Life in a castle A talk and artefact investigation workshop on everyday life in a castle  with a clay workshop making a miniature mediaeval shield.
Tudor  Art and Artefact Investigation Exploration A talk and artefact investigation workshop on Christopher Columbus with a clay workshop making a clay treasure chest.
Stuart   Art and Artefact Investigation Great Fire of London Artefact investigation workshop on Great Fire of London with clay workshop making either a clay tile with a house on fire or an insurance plaque.
Victorian 1 Art and Artefact Investigation Victorian seaside   A talk and artefact investigation on what seaside holidays were like in the past with particular reference to Dover with a practical art workshop making a clay fish.
Victorian 2 Art and Artefact Investigation Victorian seaside    A talk and artefact investigation workshop on Victorian Seaside holidays with a practical art workshop making a clay Victorian shell picture frame.
Twentieth Century 1  Art and Artefact Investigation  Remembrance Day   A talk and artefact investigation workshop on Remembrance Day with an art workshop making a clay poppy tile.
Twentieth Century 2 Art and Artefact Investigation  Ration book meal   A talk and artefact investigation workshop on everyday life on the home front in W.W.2 with a practical art workshop making a clay ration book meal, not only the food but also the plate and cutlery.
 
Time Detectives KS1
Time Detectives 1 Art and Artefact Investigation Homes through the ages A talk and artefact investigation workshop using the Museum’s displays on homes in the past with a clay workshop making a clay tile with a house.
Time Detectives 2 Art and Artefact Investigation   Toys through the ages A talk and artefact investigation workshop on toys with a clay workshop making a teddy bear.
Time Detectives 3 Art and Artefact Investigation Pirates! Fun artefact investigation workshop on being a pirate with a clay workshop making a pirate's head

 

 

 

 

Contact Us

Dover Museum
Market Square
Dover
Kent CT16 1PH

Tel: 01304 201066

Enquiries:
Booking: vic@dover.gov.uk
General: museumenquiries@dover.gov.uk

Opening Hours

9.30-5.00  Monday to Saturday
10.00 - 3.00 Sunday until 1st October 2021