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Outreach

Brand new for 2020!

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Bring Black Country Museum to your door with  our exciting outreach packages for Birmingham and Black Country Schools.

 

Outreach Workshops and  Shows

Many of our on site activities  and shows can be brought to your school.

Half Day (2 Sessions) - £180 + VAT        
Full Day ( 4 Sessions) - £300 + VAT

 A pix and mix of all of the options below . For Example you could have: 1 show and three workshops or 2 shows and 2 workshops or 3 shows and 1 workshop. 

Workshops

Pigs!!!

Brick Making and Three Little Pigs

EYFS & Key Stage 1

Students will take part in a lively and interactive story followed by traditional brick making and building activities. They will even get to take their creations home!

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Primary Sources

Primary Sources

Key Stage 2 & 3

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. 

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FWT

Free Wheeling Toys

Key Stage 1

Build a toy racing toy inspired by the heritage of the Museum. Learn how simple mechanisms work and reinforce your understanding of science.

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FunF

Funky Fairgrounds

Key Stage 2

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 ride using a pulley and gear system. The design can then be completed back in the classroom.

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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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Visit Us

Enjoy a proper, full day out. Rain or shine, you won’t run out of things to see when exploring our 26 acres.

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Shows

Mine

Mining Madness

Key Stage 1,2 & 3

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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Bostin Fittle (Rationing)

Bostin' Fittle

Key Stage 2 & 3

Examine what life was like during World War 2 and the affect that the war had on people's diets and the inventive ways people came up with to supplement their diet.

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Forces and Materials

Forces and Materials

Key Stage 1 , 2 & 3

Black Country folk made 1000s of different things for 1000s of different uses but, why did they choose those materials and how did they move them around? 

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visit us

Visit Us

Enjoy a proper, full day out. Rain or shine, you won’t run out of things to see when exploring our 26 acres.

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Introduction to  Black Country  Industry

A short introductory show to the industrial heritage of the Black Country and what the Museum can offer your school.

Prices
£50 + VAT

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Assembly Show

Key Stage 1, 2 & 3

An introduction to the rich and vibrant local history of the Black Country through a series of lively and interactive demonstrations.

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Plan and Book

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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 students' needs.

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Outreach

Outreach

Bring the Museum into your school with exciting activities and assemblies.

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