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Explore our learning offer

Key Stage 3 & 4 Additional Activities

Here is the full list of the additional activities that you can book as part of your visit. We cover a broad range of subjects so you are certain to find something to entertain and educate your students!

 

1912S

1912 School Lesson

Quiet at the back! Silence is golden! This immersive experience takes your pupils back to 1912 to experience what education used to be like.

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Mine

Mining Madness

Discover why mining has always been a dangerous business in this fun and interactive science show. We will experiment with gases and the problems faced by miners in the 1800s.

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Funky_Fairgrounds

Funky Fairgrounds

This workshop develops an understanding of mechanical systems and how they can be driven by electricity. You will work in a team to create the mechanical base of the rise using a pulley and gear system. The design can then be completed back in the classroom.

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PS

Primary Sources

How do we find out about the past?

In this session you will investigate historical evidence to discover more about the lives of real children and real events. This session is adapted to suit different enquiry themes.

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Canal_Art

Canal Art

Learn the traditional craft of canal art in this hands-on art session. In a step by step process, you will use acrylic paint to create a rose design on a ceramic tile. At the end of the day you will have a finished tile to take back to school.

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Enamelling

Enamelling

Discover the science of enamelling - fusing powdered glass to copper, to create an enamel plaque that, once fired in our on-site kilns, can be taken away and treasured.

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Metal Forming

Metal Forming

A creative workshop investigating the properties of materials. You will be using the metal forming and joining techniques that made the Black Country famous - to make an amazing metal flower to take home.

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Rag_Rug

Rag Rug Making

Discover the traditional craft of rag rug making. During the workshop you will learn the techniques of hooking and podging to make rugs. At the end of the day you will have a colourful creation to take back to school.

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Pewter_Casting

Pewter Casting

Learn about the traditional industry of casting metal. We use CAD/CAM to create our bespoke moulds. Once this is done the students will pour molten pewter into the mould. They will produce a small cast object to take home.

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Sales and Ticketing V2.0

Plan and Book Your Visit

Our Sales and Ticketing Team are on hand to offer help and advice to tailor make your visit to your student's needs.

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Did you know?

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Before the introduction of electric street lighting, many streets were lit by gas.

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