Learn at Lotherton

Autumn term visits

Hello teachers! During the Autumn term, school visits will be limited. Get in touch via each museum for details.

While you’re here, have a look at our online resources, collections and mylearning.org.

Learn at Lotherton

At Lotherton we can help you deliver diverse, creative, skills-based learning across many different curriculum areas.

Make a booking

Our Learning Team offer a range of themed packages linked to the National Curriculum using our collections and stories to enhance all styles of learning.

Please contact us for further information or to make a booking.

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0113 378 2959
(10am – 4pm)

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Virtual Classroom: Meet Florence Nightingale

Learning officer at Lotherton dressed as Florence Nightingale

Virtual classroom workshop focussing on the life and history of Florence Nightingale and exploring Victorian objects at Lotherton.

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Classifications

An imperial pigeon from the breast upwards

Pupils become ‘mini-zoologists’ during this session as we explore how animals can be grouped by their characteristics.

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Lotherton over time

Three children sitting cross-legged, playing with a variety of objects

Map the changes of a local historical site from pre-historic times, to the medieval village and the Gascoignes arrival at Lotherton in the 19th century.

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Habitats

Several flamingos standing in a group

Pupils explore the rainforest and the polar habitats. What are they like and how do the animals there survive?

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Introducing Florence Nightingale and her friends

Lotherton Workshop - Introducing Florence Nightingale and her friends

Meet the young Florence Nightingale, cousin to the Gascoigne family of Lotherton. With their owl puppets, pupils will listen to Florence’s stories about looking after animals, her decision to become a nurse and her hopes for the future.

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Lotherton Topic Days

Lotherton Topic Days

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

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Rainforests

Rainforest workshop at Lotherton

Pupils can explore the animals, plants and resources found in rainforests around the world. Find out more about the Rainforest workshop

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The First World War Hospital at Lotherton

Lotherton Workshop - The First World War Hospital at Lotherton

Discover the local history of Lotherton as a Voluntary Aid Detachment hospital during the First World War.

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Who eats who?

A tapir eating a watermelon

Pupils discover the reasons animals need to eat and the difference between herbivores, carnivores and omnivores.

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WW2 Evacuation Role Play Day

Lotherton Workshop - WW2 evacuation role play

Immerse yourself in a significant point of British history and evacuate your pupils back in time to the Second World War.

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