Curriculum-linked learning resources designed to work in the classroom.
Enter the dangerous world of shipwrecks, full of lifeboats, lifebuoys and lifejackets – and plenty of inspiration for great story-writing.
Painting of the HM gun-brig Snipe run aground off the beach at Great Yarmouth when 67 died. It is however painted as if Manby’s mortar (lifesaving devise) had already been created and the sailors were saved.
Student evidence framework.
A structured worksheet to support students in testing their hypotheses while looking at historical evidence.
A stuffed chicken given to the lifeboat men of Great Yarmouth by the captain of the fishing boat Jordan. The lifeboat had rescued the boat when it was grounded just outside the city in 1895.
A sword found buried near a church in Lowestoft. The blade is curved to make it easier to fight with in small spaces like inside a ship.
Talk about what the people are doing in a picture of pirates meeting the Navy, and record dialogue. Activity devised by Helen Horler.
Write about a storm and shipwreck from the point of view of a figurehead, and then animate the figurehead.
Image of a tankard which is another name for a mug or cup. Pirates and other sailors would drink ‘grog’ at sea. Grog was a mix of rum and water.
Target marketing at the Museum investigation worksheet