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Virtual museum visits for schools

It’s not always possible to make it to the museum so why not book a virtual museum school trip. Let us bring local museum learning to life and inspire your pupils.

Digital discovery - Pre-recorded short films. Perfect for a topic launch or for a curriculum focus day in school.

KS1 and early years

Pirates - Meet our Pirate Will Jaggard. Make sure you have your cutlass ready to become part of his pirate crew. Inspire your pupils to write a pirate adventure.

Key stage 2

The Stone Age - Learn about amazing Stone Age survival skills. Have you got what it takes to survive the Stone Age?

Romans - Join our Roman soldier for a virtual boot camp. Have you got the strength, the honour and the pride to serve the Roman army?

Romans - Local history - Burgh Castle - Learn more about this wonderful local site that was built to defend the Saxon shore.

Vikings – Meet a Viking warrior and learn the skills needed to become a berserker!
World War II evacuees - Join Mrs Day to turn your hand to make do and mend. Follow the clear and simple steps of how to make a quilt. Discover a rationing recipe. Make the essential gas mask box and label needed for all evacuees.

New amazing topic – Local Heroes

Primary - KS1 and KS2 – local history topic - Help to decide who deserves the accolade of being called “The Greatest Great of Great Yarmouth“. Watch this fun fact-filled film and learn more about four inspiring and intriguing local heroes: 

  • Sarah Martin - Victorian prison reformer (Tolhouse Gaol)
  • Egbert Cadbury - WW1 pilot 
  • Ida Flower - explorer
  • Captain Manby - inventor 

Also teacher/pupil resources to supplement the films, perfect for a local history significant individuals focus. Great to cover SMSC.

Migration, Heritage and Belonging

New resources and schools loan handling collection coming soon in the autumn term.

Perfect for engaging pupils in meaningful discussion. A great way to create rich narratives which reflect the diversity of the world around us. 
Please contact us for more details.

Ask an expert…..

Why not follow up your film with some curious questions? Email us your pupils’ questions on your chosen topic and we will ask our experts to reply to you via a recorded museum message. (Live follow up upon request). Look out for new topics and updates on our website and social media:

www.museums.norfolk.gov.uk/time-tide
Twitter: @timetidemuseum
Facebook: Time and Tide Museum of Great Yarmouth Life

Please do ask if there is anything bespoke you require to support your curriculum.

For bookings and any further information email: greatyarmouth.bookings@norfolk.gov.uk