Bolling Hall Museum

Key Stage 2

Want your students to learn in an engaging and creative way out of the classroom? Bradford District Museums & Galleries’ Learning Team offers schools a wide range of curriculum-linked workshops at our inspiring sites.

Book your workshop

If you are interested in booking any of these workshops for your pupils, please email learning@bradford.gov.uk

Our Key Stage 2 Workshops

Cliffe Castle Museum
Duration 1.5 hour
Price £102
Pupils will explore dinosaur features by looking at and handling real dinosaur fossils. They will be able to explore other creatures who left fossils behind.
Cliffe Castle Museum
Duration 2 hours
Price £127
Take a journey down the Nile with a trader, finding out about the objects Ancient Egyptians used in their daily lives and the importance of the Nile to travel and trade.
Cartwright Hall Art Gallery
Duration 2 hour
Price £127
Using artwork and artefacts pupils will explore the historic origins of Early Islamic civilisation, its influences and contribution to world culture.
Cliffe Castle Museum
Duration 1.5 hour
Price £102
 In this science-focused workshop pupils use a variety of fossil specimens and sources to formulate their own theories before looking at fossil sequences to identify changes over time.
Cartwright Hall Art Gallery
Duration 2 hour
Price £127
Through looking at a range of Hockney artworks, pupils will investigate and try some of the different techniques and mediums Hockney works with.
Bolling Hall Museum
Duration 1 hour
Price £81
Pupils explore the legend through story-telling and guided activities.
Bolling Hall Museum
Duration 1 hour
Price £81
Using the setting of the hall as inspiration, pupils will find out more about the link between the Civil War and the legend of the Bradford Ghost.
Cliffe Castle Museum
Duration 2 hour
Price £127
Pupils will be able to explore science and music as they “rock” out on Cliffe Castle’s lithophone (musical stones).
Cartwright Hall Art Gallery
Duration 1.5 – 2 hours
Price £102 – £127
Pupils will investigate the colours and techniques used by Pop Art artists through engaging with original art
Cliffe Castle Museum
Duration 2 hours
Price £127
Pupils will get hands-on with real Stone Age objects and use archaeological techniques.
Bradford Industrial Museum
Duration 2 hour – Full day
Price £127 – £150
As local mill-working children, pupils will experience lessons at Moorside Board School including copywriting with dip pens, using slates and singing period songs.
Bradford Industrial Museum
Duration 1.5 hour – Full Day
Price £102 – £150
Pupils get ‘hands on’ with the basic processes by which the fleece of a sheep is turned into cloth.
Cliffe Castle Museum
Duration 2 hours
Price £127
As budding geologists, pupils will closely examine and identify a wide selection of rocks, before sorting them into igneous, metamorphic and sedimentary groups.
Bradford District Museum & Galleries
Duration 1.5 hour
Price £102
A workshop which encourages pupils to respond to the museum and gallery objects which inspire them.
Cartwright Hall Art Gallery
Duration Half Day
Price £350
Pupils go behind the scenes to meet and work with a variety of staff – such as curators and collection officers

Our Learning Offer

Image shows a young girl with a clipboard in the housebody at Bolling Hall

Bradford District Museum and Galleries’ Learning Team are taking bookings for on-site workshops.

Learn At Bradford Industrial Museum

We offer a range of classroom resources that allow your pupils to connect to, experience, and be inspired by our collection.

Cliffe Castle Museum has a feast for your eyes with their new virtual reality tour.

Artsmark is the creative quality standard for schools and education settings, awarded by Arts Council England, recognising their commitment to high quality arts and cultural education.

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Could you support our work by sponsoring, donating or volunteering?

All opportunities have flexible commitment requirements and aim to provide a rewarding and enriching experience for all.

About Us

Bradford District is home to some of the most exciting museums and galleries in Yorkshire. Come and see for yourself.