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At Leeds Industrial Museum we can help you deliver creative, skills-based learning across many different curriculum areas.

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Our Learning Team offer a range of themed packages linked to the National Curriculum or standard activities such as social history.

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1916 Schoolroom ‘Over by Christmas’

1916 Schoolroom ‘Over by Christmas’ In our First World War schoolroom we look to understand the impact the First World War had on children’s school lives in Leeds, as participants experience the formality of school education in 1916.The workshop aims to encourage a better understanding of the past by experiencing an empathic situation based on […]

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Calling Leeds evacuees

Calling Leeds Evacuees Immerse pupils in a Living History experience to discover what life was really like for children during the Second World War. Pupils meet their wartime teacher Mrs Green, and discover how Leeds school children prepared to become evacuees.

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Mill children

Mill Children Pupils will learn about local history through a fun, interactive session. They will be given jobs that children would have carried out in the mill and be able to experience what it might have been like to live, dress and work as a child during the height of the Industrial Revolution.

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The Industrial Revolution and the impact on factory workers

The Industrial Revolution and the impact on factory workers Leeds Industrial Museum provides the stimulus for students to explore the theme of nineteenth century factory reform. Using various primary/secondary resources students are set the challenge of collecting evidence from the Mill to support their arguments for or against factory reform.

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Victorian Schoolroom

Victorian Schoolroom Immerse pupils in a Living History experience to discover what life was really like for children in the past in Victorian Britain. Pupils learn the 3 R’s in a typical Leeds school in 1887 under the watchful eye of Miss North, the school Ma’am. Pupils will be in costume and in role.

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Wonders of weaving

Wonders of weaving Research the textile process from raw fleece to the finished garment all under one roof.  Pupils will be able to learn about the properties of wool and try carding, spinning and weaving and create a woven masterpiece to take home.

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