Workshops

Kirkstall Abbey

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

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A virtual classroom workshop looking at the history of Kirkstall Abbey and what life was like in medieval and Tudor times.
A group of secondary school children standing outside looking at the exterior of the Tudor Temple Newsam House

Local History GCSE Tours

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Tailor made tours for GCSE students exploring the values, beliefs and attitudes of families who lived at Temple Newsam.
A older lady and a young boy in traditional work clothing in a Victorian mill setting with looms in the background

Virtual Classroom: Mill Children

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Learn all about the mill children of Victorian Britain in our virtual classroom workshop which goes under the ropes and behind the scenes at Leeds Industrial Museum.
A photograph of 5 ornate gold rings. The middle one is the largest, and has a ruby in the middle.

Anglo-Saxons

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Use metal detectors to discover Leeds’ Anglo-Saxon gold jewellery, search for evidence of Christian conversion on stone crosses, and discover Northumbrian kings on tiny coins.
Chronology

Chronology: Local history treasure hunt

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Develop chronological understanding with a difference! Pupils become the heads of a giant timeline, from Stone Age to modern day.
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