Explore our range of education-based activities designed for those with autism, learning disabilities and special educational needs and disabilities (SEND).

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Sensory Story

A story with a difference! We bring the story book to life using things you can feel, smell, act out, dance along to and maybe even taste. You choose the theme according to your pupils’ interests.

Long-finned pilot whale skeleton

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21 November 2023

SEND: Hands-On Egypt

Pupils can sketch or photograph ancient artefacts, learn about the Ancient Egyptian mummified person and get hands on by embalming our large mummification dolls.

Egyptian mummy sarcophagus

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Plant Life Cycles

Explore the life cycle of plants from germination to seed dispersal, and cover Key Stage 2 Science objectives in an outdoor setting at Lotherton, observing examples of flowers, fruits and seeds.

A dandelion clock with seeds blowing away in the wind, blue sky background

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16 October 2023

Estate Explorers

Become a nature detective and get hands on with local flora and fauna in our outdoor workshop investigating the natural and man-made habitats of the Lotherton estate.

A boy wearing a green hoodie looking through oversized binoculars

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Signs of the Seasons

Discover nature’s seasonal changes in this outdoor workshop for Early Years and Key Stage One. What adaptations are made by the local animals and plants at different times of the year?

A pair of blue shoes standing on a pile of autumn leaves

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STEM workshop: The Three Little Pigs

Come and meet our piggy pals at Home Farm and learn about our rare breed porkers, before embarking on a scientific challenge to help some pigs in plight!

piglets

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04 October 2023

Plant Life Cycles

Explore the life cycle of plants, from germination to seed dispersal, and cover Key Stage 2 Science objectives in an outdoor setting on the Temple Newsam estate.

A dandelion clock with seeds blowing away in the wind, blue sky background

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21 September 2023

Signs of The Seasons

Discover the seasonal changes that take place in nature in this outdoor workshop at Temple Newsam for Early Years and Key Stage One. How do the local animals and plants adapt?

A pair of blue shoes standing on a pile of autumn leaves

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29 September 2022

Lotherton Topic Days

We provide activities to inspire your pupils’ creativity and learning in a varied and wondrous setting, including a yoga warm up, investigating and exploring, giant drawing and object handling.

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21 May 2019

Virtual Classroom Workshop: Kirkstall Abbey; hideous history or local legend?

A virtual classroom workshop looking at the history of Kirkstall Abbey and what life was like in medieval and Tudor times.

Kirkstall Abbey

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16 December 2018

Virtual Classroom Workshop: Toys through time

A fun online version of our most popular workshop looking at old and new toys in the museum. Investigate what they are made of and how old they are.

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