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Collections Primary Workshops

Collections Primary Workshops

Life in Ancient Rome  - Half day workshop

Learn about life in Ancient Rome using objects from our collections, including new discoveries from Ipplepen. The workshop covers themes such as life in the Roman Army, food and drink, and religion. The children have a carousel of activities including trying on armour, making mosiacs and creating clay oil lamps.

Cost: half-day £5.00pp

Half day with lunch space & time to explore on a self led basis £6.00pp

 

Around the World in a Day (Ancient Civilisations) - Half or full day workshop
An introduction to Ancient Civilisations through objects and materials, exploring topics including daily life, religion, trade and warfare. Learn about cultures such as Egyptian, Chinese and Japanese.

Cost: half-day £5.00pp

Half day with lunch space & time to explore on a self led basis £6.00pp

Full day £8.00pp

 

Time Ark Discovery - Full day workshop

This new and exciting session will help your class get their heads round timelines and chronology using objects, drama, costumes and a Torquay Museum ‘Top 10’ gallery trail. The workshop covers the evolution of rocks and fossils, through Prehistory, Ancient Civilisations, World War 2 and up to modern day.

Cost: £8.00pp

 

Amazing Explorers - Full or half day workshop

Discover the stories of two of Torbay's very own explorers - Frank Browning, a member of Scott's team in the race to the South Pole; and Percy Harrison-Fawcett, Torquay's intrepid explorer and the real life inspiration for Indiana Jones. This workshop makes a fantastic starting point for literacy units on adventure stories. Full day workshop covers both explorers, half day covers either Polar exploration (Browning) or Amazon exploration (Fawcett). Learn about expeditions, habitats, adaptations and mapping skills.

Cost:  Half day £5.00pp

Half day with lunch space & time to explore on a self led basis £6.00pp

Whole day £8.00pp

 

Life and Death in Ancient Egypt - Full or half day workshop
Discover what life and death was like in Ancient Egypt, meet our boy Mummy Psamtek and learn about how Egyptians lived. Reconstruct a Pyramid, scribe Hieroglyphics,learn the Egyptian games of Senet and Mehen and try on some Pharaoh headdresses.  The whole day Egyptians session includes a role-play Embalming workshop in the afternoon.

Cost: Half day £5.00pp

Half day with lunch space &time to explore on a self led basis £6.00pp

Whole day with embalming session £8.00pp

 

Colour and Shape- Half day workshop

Look at the Museum in a completely different way using maths skills to find shapes and patterns in our galleries, learning about the importance of different colours in Ancient Civilisations and investigating mystery objects from our collections.

Cost: Half day £5.00pp

Half day with lunch space &time to explore on a self led basis £6.00pp.

We are able to accommodate 2 classes in one day with a morning & afternoon session with space for packed lunches.

 

Please contact the Education Team by email: education@torquaymuseum.org for further information about the workshops available.

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