NEW! Sir Francis Drake: the Queen’s Pirate
“The children were really engaged and enjoyed it … especially Drake’s portrait and the giant map of the world!”
Duration: 2 ½ hours of activities, plus time to explore the Museum
Cost: £4.50 per pupil, adults free
Group Size: up to two classes
New KS1 History and English Workshop
In this hands-on history programme, children will use a range of original and replica artefacts, portraits, models and maps to discover more about why Sir Francis Drake is such a significant individual in history.
Teachers may choose from a range of hands-on, story-telling and role-play activities to investigate different aspects of Drake’s life and achievements:
Drake’s voyage around the world
Come with Drake as he sets off on a ‘secret mission’ into the new world, and take part in ‘pirate’ raiding role-play challenge.
Life on board
Investigate life on board a Tudor ship through replica costume and artefacts.
Explore the main features of Tudor sailing ships, and make your own Tudor ship to sail across our large boat pool.
KS1 History: Significant individuals in the past who have contributed to national and international achievements; a turning point in history
KS1 English: Speaking and Listening