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Black Tudors: Elizabeth’s Story

Black Tudors: Elizabeth’s Story Meet Elizabeth, Seamstress for Lady Willoughby at Wollaton Hall.  She will tell you about her families’ travels from Africa to Spain and hers to Nottingham, about her job and skills as a seamstress and show you some of the latest Tudor fashions. Look at replica Tudor textiles and clothing and find out […]

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Conducting Nature

Curriculum links Science: identifying differences, similarities or changes related to simple scientific ideas and processes Recognise that a switch opens and closes a circuit and associate this with whether or not a lamp lights in a simple series circuit Recognise some common conductors and insulators, and associate metals with being good conductors. Computing: select, use […]

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Urban Nature Project- Explore: Urban Nature

Urban Nature Project- Explore: Urban Nature We’d like to offer you an exciting opportunity for your school to be involved in the Natural History Museum London’s Urban Nature Project (UNP): Museums across the country, including Nottingham City Museums at Wollaton Hall and Newstead Abbey, are connecting teachers and new audiences of young people aged […]

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Wild Words

Curriculum links English Writing Writing Poetry Composition skills, planning writing, evaluating and editing, reviewing and sharing work Read aloud what they have written with appropriate intonation to make the meaning clear Write clearly, accurately and coherently, adapting their language and style in and for a range of contexts, purposes and audiences Acquire a wide vocabulary, […]

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Stone Age

History: Changes in Britain from the Stone Age to the Iron Age In this session: Discover how Stone Age people lived in this exciting hands on session Using original artefacts see how Stone Age people hunted and fed themselves, made shelters and used their surroundings to sustain them Have a go at your own piece […]

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Mary Anning and her fossils

Come learn about Mary Anning and her fossils....

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Titus: T.rex Is King | Hall & Exhibition | Learning & Education | School Sessions

Darwin in Colour

Come learn about change in living things over time....

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Titus: T.rex Is King | Hall & Exhibition | Learning & Education | School Sessions

Darwin and You

Come learn about Darwin...

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