Save time, do it online: Pay Apply Report

KS1 workshops

  • Walking before the dinosaurs and other fabulous beasts is a cross-curricular resource that draws on the Eden Valley, its science, history, literary and art heritage.

  • Toys and games is an interactive session is fun using play, exploring and active learning chronological understanding.

  • Ourselves: Finding out using our senses is a handling session using seeing, hearing, smelling and feeling - active learning working towards chronological understanding..

  • Our Eden: A look at the world outside is an interactive session using historical artefacts and local buildings that develops into a simple chronology of the Eden Valley.

All session plans and risk assessment will be sent out before your visit.

If you would like to know more about these workshops please complete the Penrith and Eden Museum school visit enquiry form (PDF: 166Kb / 1 page)

Cost of workshop

Workshop in Museum

The cost of a workshop at Penrith and Eden Museum lasting an hour and a half for 30 pupils is £60.

Outreach Workshop

The cost of a workshop at a school for either a whole morning or afternoon, for 30 pupils, is £100.

Walking before the dinosaurs and other fabulous beasts

Walking before the Dinosaurs and other fabulous beasts is a cross-curricular resource that draws on the Eden Valley, its science, history, literary and art heritage. Your main focus can be in any of the above areas.

Art

  • to use a range of materials creatively to design and make products
  • to use drawing, painting and sculpture to develop and share their ideas, experiences and imagination.

Geography

  • Place knowledge: local study.
  • Human and Physical geography: using basic geographical vocabulary.

History

  • Know where people and events fit within chronological framework.
  • Develop an awareness of the past and passing of time.
  • Use wide vocabulary of everyday historical terms.
  • Use parts of stories and other sources to show that they know and understand key features.
  • Some of the ways the past is represented.
  • Understand some of the ways we find out about the past.
  • Significant historical events, people and places in their own locality.

Toys and games

Toys and Games is an interactive session is fun using play, exploring and active learning chronological understanding.

English

  • opportunities for spoken language
  • forming and articulating ideas
  • drama opportunities

History

  • Changes within living memory and aspects of change within national life
  • Chronological Understanding.
  • Changes within living memory
  • Aspects of change in national life

Ourselves: Finding out using our senses

Ourselves: Finding out using our senses is a handling session using seeing, hearing, smelling and feeling - active learning working towards chronological understanding.

English

  • opportunities for spoken language
  • forming and articulating ideas
  • drama opportunities

History

Know where people and events fit within chronological framework

  • Develop an awareness of the past and passing of time
  • Use wide vocabulary of everyday historical terms
  • Use parts of stories and other sources to show that they know and understand key features
  • Some of the ways the past is represented
  • Understand some of the ways we find out about the past

Science

  • identify, name, the basic parts of the human body and say which part
  • of the body is associated with each sense
  • distinguish between an object and the material from which it is made
  • identify and name a variety of everyday materials, including wood, plastic, glass, metal, water, and rock
  • describe the simple physical properties of a variety of everyday materials

Our Eden: A look at the world outside

'Our Eden: A look at the world outside' is an interactive session using historical artefacts and local buildings that develops into a simple chronology of the Eden Valley.

English

  • opportunities for spoken language
  • forming and articulating ideas

History

Know where people and events fit within chronological framework

  • Develop an awareness of the past and passing of time
  • Use wide vocabulary of everyday historical terms
  • Use parts of stories and other sources to show that they know and understand key features
  • Some of the ways the past is represented
  • Understand some of the ways we find out about the past
  • Significant historical events, people and places in their own locality.

For further information on KS1 Workshops contact the Penrith and Eden Museum Curators.