Learning resources

Curriculum-linked learning resources designed to work in the classroom.

Have you ever wondered how far away space is; how far are the different things you see above your head?

Key stage:
Key Stage 3, Key Stage 4, Post-16
School subject:
Astronomy, Science

Customer service is important to the National Maritime Museum, because without customers there would not be a business. 

Key stage:
Post-16
School subject:
Leisure & tourism

A print showing pirate captain William Kidd burying a treasure chest and assorted loot on Gardiner’s Island, just off New York.

Key stage:
Early Years Foundation Stage, Key Stage 1, Key Stage 2
School subject:
History

A knocker for members of the lifeboat crew to be used when there a shipwreck to wake them to launch the lifeboat. Every lifeboat man had a knocker outside their bedroom window, with a long piece of string going all the way to the ground. 

Key stage:
Early Years Foundation Stage, Key Stage 1, Key Stage 2
School subject:
History

Play Word Tennis to help develop children's vocabulary.

Key stage:
Early Years Foundation Stage, Key Stage 1, Key Stage 2
School subject:
Literacy

World Heritage Site student trail

Key stage:
Post-16
School subject:
Leisure & tourism

Video of a poem about wrecks and resuces. Poem written by Brian Gardner. 

Key stage:
Early Years Foundation Stage, Key Stage 1, Key Stage 2
School subject:
History

An expedition has disappeared near the North Pole. Role-play as investigative journalists and piece together clues.

Key stage:
Early Years Foundation Stage, Key Stage 1, Key Stage 2
School subject:
Drama

Painting by William Joy from Great Yarmouth, who did lots of pictures of the sea and ships. In the painting, Manby’s mortar is being used to save people from a wrecked ship. 

Key stage:
Early Years Foundation Stage, Key Stage 1, Key Stage 2
School subject:
Art

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