Pick a school session at the Maritime Museum

Choose from an exciting range of sessions led by our experienced Learning team. A complete day of museum learning from Early Years to Post-16.  Search our school sessions by subject and Key Stage below. 

Visit both Cutty Sark and the National Maritime Museum in one day to find all the inspiration children need to write creative stories set at sea.

Stamping snow from his boots, here’s Tom Crean, hero of three trips to Antarctica led by famous explorers Scott and Shackleton.

How do artists paint the sea?

This unique one-day session on the British Empire uses a multi-sensory approach and draws on our collections to address this complex and sensitive subject.

In this part-facilitated/part-self-guided session, our skilled facilitator will introduce pupils and teachers to our tactile Discovery Map. You will then be encouraged to use the map to become the captain of your own voyage, exploring our galleries to discover life at sea and in far-off places through touch, smell, sound and sight.

Compare Explorers through time and learn about their experiences with different cultures.

This session will inspire purposeful non-fictional reading, as well as making the subject of British values relevant to pupils as individuals, and as a class.

A session that allows the learners to question and decide what are their values? Whilst developing their non-fiction reading skills.

Book a session on the Great Map as part of your school's visit to the National Maritime Museum.

Examine key leadership themes through the story of Horatio Nelson, in a study day aimed at A-level, Applied A-level Business Studies students.

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