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Key stage 1
Explore Elsecar Heritage Centre with your class using our storytelling trail. Your pupils will use Elsecar's rich industrial past to create their own stories, using our story bags as inspiration.
Bring your coal mining teaching to life with our topic box full of real and replica objects relating to Barnsley and beyond.
Explore Cannon Hall Country Park and get creative with our suggested art activities.
Let your imaginations run wild in Cannon Hall Country Park with our storytelling trail for primary schools.
Explore the Anglo-Saxon period in your classroom with our loan box
Introduce your pupils to their Stone Age topic with our prehistoric loan box
Explore the story of flour from wheat to bread in this half day workshop, focussed on the story of 'The Mill Mouse'
How many birds and animals can you spot around Worsbrough Country Park with our nature spotter's trail?
Explore the Country Park and let your imaginations run wild with our spoken storytelling trail.
Explore toys in the past with our loan box, available to hire to support your classroom learning.
Hire our loan box filled with real and replica objects and bring your Vikings topic to life.
Find out all about life as an evacuee during WW2 with this beautifully handmade loan box, focussing on childhood during the war.
Find out what it was like to be evacuated to Cannon Hall during WW2 in this live 45 minute Zoom session
Pupils will explore artwork from the Cooper Gallery collection, focussing on colour, line and shape before relocating to Experience Barnsley to develop techniques to create their own linocut prints.
Pupils will become immersed in original works, learning new ways of looking at and interpreting art.
Bring your Victorians topic to life in the classroom with our live 45 minute online workshop!
Find out more about life in the Roman times.
Explore life as a Butler or Housekeeper with our Victorian Servant loan box
Your pupils will become artists for this two-hour session where they will learn the basics of portraiture including proportion and detailed drawing of facial features.
Pupils meet the Cook and Land Girl at Cannon Hall and become evacuees for the day in this immersive workshop.
Your pupils will transform into Victorian servants for the day! Come and join us!