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Victorian Schoolroom

A Victorian Schoolroom Session

A Victorian Schoolroom Session

This session has been designed to support the study of Victorian education.

  • KS1, KS2 and KS3
  • Takes place in a superb reconstructed schoolroom
  • Costumed session leader in role as a Victorian teacher
  • Opportunities to wear replica costume and take part in role play – including (KS2/3 only) playing the dunce and a naughty child to be caned 
  • Investigate real objects from the period

Objectives:

  • Understand what school was like in the Victorian period
  • Know what lessons children were taught
  • Know how children were expected to behave

Please note that our Victorian Schoolroom can be very cold in the winter months.

Helpful suggestions are available to download below.

Date updated: 03 Nov 2016


Downloads:
File format File title Summary File size
PDF

Victorian clothing

Suggestions for what to wear on your visit

266KB

PDF

Victorian names

A list of popular Victorian names

246KB

Word

Victorian Schoolroom Register

Please bring this with you on the day of your visit

367KB

PDF

All Things Bright and Beautiful

Words and music for All Things Bright and Beautiful

136KB

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