Hampshire Cultural Trust

School Visits to the Red House Museum

New School & Group Programme 2014

To learn more about the programme or to discuss your requirements please contact Rebecca Parrant: rebecca.parrant@hants.gov.uk , telephone 01590 676969 or 0845 603 5635

Key Stage 1

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Telling Tales -Homes in the Past
Bring to life homes in the past through this creative story making session.

English: develop pleasure in reading, motivation to read, vocabulary and understanding

History: changes within living memory

Red House Museum

A Mystery at Hurst Castle (The Tudors)
Using a chest of replica Tudor objects we must discover what they are to help us find out who they belonged to.

Hands on session exploring the life of the Master Gunner at Hurst Castle. Includes costume and role play.

History: significant historical events, people and places in their own locality

Toys in the Past
Explore and handle old fashioned toys and help us sort them into old and new. Includes playing with replica Victorian Toys.

History: changes within living memory

Science: everyday materials

Red House Museum

Outreach

Seaside Holidays in the Past
What were seaside holidays like in the past? From penny licks to Punch and Judy, we investigate how holidaying along the South Coast has changed over time. Opportunity to handle real museum artefacts and costume.

History: changes within living memory

Red House Museum

Outreach

A Garden Habitat
Explore and identify a variety of garden plants, wild plants, herbs and trees in our historic, urban garden; and discover and create the perfect habitats for animals in your garden. Includes hands on making activities.

Science: plants

Red House Museum

SCIENCE WEEK SPECIAL

Bridging the World
The Bailey Bridge is one of Christchurch’s most internationally significant contributions. Invented in the 1940s and extensively used in World War II they are still made in Christchurch today. Together we will look at this innovative design and have a go at building our own large scale bridge.

History: significant historical events, people and places in their own locality

Science: forces

Art & Design

Red House Museum

Explore; Connect; Create
An open ended, child led creative programme centred on the temporary art exhibitions. Through the sessions children explore exhibitions and objects creatively, connect and share their ideas, experiences and imagination, and create using a range of materials.

Children will make and use their own sketch books to record their observations and experiment with new ideas and techniques, using a range of mark making materials.

Art & Design

Red House Museum

 

Key Stage 2

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Fantastic Fossils
Discover some of the different kinds of rocks and fossils found locally, and make your own fossil collection using plaster and clay

Science: rocks

Outreach

The Archaeology Lab: From Roamers to Farmers
Take your place in our archaeology lab and use scientific techniques and experimental archaeology to investigate objects to reveal clues that tell us how people lived in prehistory and how life changed  from the Stone Age to the Bronze Age

History: changes in

Britain from the Stone Age to the Iron Age

Red House

Museum

The Saxons of Twynham
How do we know the Saxons settled in Christchurch? During this session we will look at the beliefs and culture of the pagan Saxons of Christchurch and discover who our Bargate burials belonged to. Opportunity to handle real and replica objects and make your own beads and brooches.

History: Britain’s

settlement by Anglo-Saxons and Scots

Red House Museum

Christchurch: How the Town Began
From Saxon strong hold to Norman Priory; from early art to crime and punishment; take a journey with us to discover the origins of Christchurch through some of its key buildings including the Castle.

History: a local history study

Red House Museum (Christchurch Town)

The Romans at Rockbourne Roman Villa
Find out what archaeologists discovered at Rockbourne a villa in the north of the forest. Study photographs and images, handle and investigate real roman archaeology and help make Roman Ink and Perfume. Plus, interactive storytelling

History: the Roman

Empire and its impact on Britain

Outreach

A Smuggler’s Story
Using storytelling and role play techniques explore the local tales of smugglers and of those who brought them to justice along the south coast; and debate which side you would stand on.

History: a local history study

English: competent in the arts of speaking and listening.

English: Participation in role play and debate

Red House Museum

Out of Egypt
Step into the shoes of a traveller returning from this ancient world, and using our Egyptian collections unlock the achievements of this early civilisation. Handle real Egyptian objects and explore Egyptian inventions with hands on activities

History: The achievements of the earliest civilisations

Red House Museum

Crime & Punishment
From the ducking stool to the cane, the stocks to a truncheon we take a walk through Christchurch’s criminal past, and look at the changing methods of punishment over time and why the were necessary in the context of changing local life.

History: a study of an aspect of history or a site dating from a period beyond 1066 that is significant in the locality

Red House Museum

SCIENCE WEEK SPECIAL

Bridging the World
The Bailey Bridge is one of Christchurch’s most internationally significant contributions. Invented in the 1940s and extensively used in World War II they are still made in Christchurch today. Together we will look at this innovative design and have a go at building our own large scale bridge.

History: a study of an aspect of history or a site dating from a period beyond 1066 that is significant in the locality

Science: forces

Art & Design

Red House Museum

Explore; Connect; Create
An open ended, child led creative programme centred on the temporary art exhibitions. Through the sessions children explore exhibitions and objects creatively, connect and share their ideas, experiences and imagination, and create using a range of materials.

Children will make and use their own sketch books to record their observations and experiment with new ideas and techniques, using a range of mark making materials.

Art & Design

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Cost

  • Led sessions cost £26 per hour. They are for one class of up to 33 children, for 1-2 hours depending on the session.

Important information

Learning Programme –South West Hampshire

Booking

For more information or to book please contact Rebecca Parrant

School self-led sessions KS1 and KS2

Schools may want to create their own learning programmes. Self-led visits are free of charge but must be booked.