Learning at Cliffe Castle Museum

Welcome to Cliffe Castle’s Learning & Outreach programme.

We provide a range of educational opportunities and cultural experiences to support your curriculum needs. Our workshops, offered at a range of costs, cater for fully supported workshops, introductory sessions or self-service visits. See below for details and please note that our prices are valid until the end of August 2017

To make a booking or for further information, please contact:

Email: learning@bradford.gov.uk 

Telephone: 01535 618234

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    • Evolution

      Keystage: KS2

      What do fossils tell us about life millions of years ago?

      In this workshop pupils will work scientifically, using a variety of fossil specimens and sources, to formulate their own theories before looking at fossil sequences to identify change over time. Pupils will gain subject specific vocabulary, questioning skills and use a variety of scientific evidence to explore the world of fossils.

       

      1.5 hour workshop

      £96.00 per class

    • Dinosaur

      Keystage: KS1 Year 1 & 2

      What is a Dinosaur?

      A hands on and fun exploration of dinosaur features and classification using real fossil bones, teeth and even poo!!

      In specially created notebooks, using observational drawing and simple scientific  language, pupils will communicate and record their ideas before putting their findings into practice to carry out their own dinosaur investigation

       

      1.5 hour workshop

      £96.00 per class

       

    • Living Things & Their Habitats: Who's Coming to Dinner?

      Keystage: KS1

      In this fun and hands on workshop pupils prepare for an animal dinner party - naming animals, micro habitats and sources of food for a range of animals in the local environment

       

      1 hour workshop

      £76.00 per class

       

    • Working Landscapes: Stone Age & Bronze Age

      Keystage: KS2

      Pupils will get hands on with real stone age objects and use archaelogical techniques - including digging and recording, to discover how people from the stone age and bronxe age interacted with the land around them

      Teacher Resource available to hire for £32.00


      1.5 hour workshop


      £96.00 per class

       For more information email: Learning@bradford.gov.uk

      01535 618234

    • The Art & Science of Noticing

      Keystage: KS1 & KS2

      Curriculum links to Art, History & English
      This workshop encourages pupils to respond to the museum & gallery objects which inspire them. You can identify which areas of the museum building or collection you want to work with so it is a great creative starting point for a topic. During the workshop pupils will practice drawing skills, create a sketchbook page of details and write a poem without even realising!

      1.5 hour workshop

      £96.00 per class

    • Rocks and Fossils

      Keystage: KS2

      As budding geoligists withover 30 rock specimens to handle, pupils will experiment with identifying and grouping rocks, learning about their uses and digging to discover fossils.

      Pupils will then apply their learning by exploring and recording rocks in our Molecule to Mineral gallery.


      1.5 hour workshop

      £96.00 per class

    • Ancient Egyptian Mummification

      Keystage: KS2

      Find out how the Ancient Egyptians prepared their dead for the afterlife by taking part in a step by step mummification and handling real Ancient Egyptian burial goods.

      Use aftefacts, decipher hieroglyphics and solve a mummy mystery to find out more about what life was like in Ancient Egypt


      1.5 hour workshop


      £96.00 per class