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1 Contact Details The Collection: Art & Archaelogoy in Lincolnshire Danes Terrace, Lincoln LN2 1L Tel: +44 (0) Opening Times Open daily 10am - 4pm Free Entry For Investigate enquiries please contact Tel: Schools programme for teachers at The Collection Museum, Lincoln Inspiring Museum and Art Gallery Workshops for KS1 & KS2 pupils. Yarborough Road Lincoln Castle Lincoln Cathedral West arade Brayford Waterfront Orchard St. Beaumont Fee Hungate Clasketgate High St. Steep Hill The Strait Flaxengate Silver St. The Collection Usher Gallery Clasketgate Broadgate Waterside Shopping Centre Monks Rd Train & Bus Stations Lindum Rd

2 What s On Schools 2012/13 Workshops Curriculum-linked Workshops for KS1 and KS2 All our workshops are available all year. Workshops can be booked for Tuesdays, Wednesdays or Thursdays. We recommend you book well in advance to ensure you get your ideal visit date. Teachers this brochure is for you if you want to find out more about an exciting hands-on museum experience for your Key Stage Two and Key Stage One pupils. The award winning Investigate schools programme at The Collection museum presents lively, hands-on, cross-curricular workshops based around our unique collection of artefacts. We want you to have a hassle-free, stimulating visit that can be used as a learning tool back in the classroom, and your pupils to have so much fun they didn t even notice they were learning. We like the children to feel like time detectives discovering about the past for themselves. Talk to us if you have specific ideas in mind as the programme is designed to be flexible to suit your needs. Look out for new workshops during the year. My favourite bit was the Big Dig because you had to find hidden treasures Joshua

3 Romans The Romans were the first people to create a city where Lincoln now stands. The Roman artefact collections are extensive and include a mosaic found on the site of the museum. Roman Medley all-day workshop Ideal for two classes. This workshop includes a tour of the Roman artefacts, a selection of collection-based crafts, marching and drills, and a visit to the Big Dig. *lease see the suggested timetable below. *Activities may be altered to suit your needs for example, the Roman Army object handling and marching session can last one hour without shield making. Romans at Home (am or pm) Find out about everyday life in Roman Britain and Roman Lincoln through handling and looking at real and replica objects. Activities include a tour of the Roman artefacts, making a clay lamp or face pot, and a visit to the Big Dig where children can discover Roman objects for themselves. Roman Lincoln (am or pm) Discover how the Romans shaped the city of Lindum Colonia during the Roman occupation. Learn what remains can still be seen around the city today. Activities include a gallery tour, shopping at the Roman market, and a craft activity based on Roman jewellery. Roman Army (am or pm) You are soldiers of Legion IX. Gaius Valerius is your Standard Bearer. Will you make a good soldier? Handle replica weapons and armour, learn Roman marching and formations, make a collage shield to take back to school. Roman Invasion (am or pm) Compare life before and after the Roman Invasion. Find out what changes the Romans brought. This workshop includes a gallery tour with staff, the Big Dig and a craft activity based on Ancient British crafts or Roman military equipment. Coming soon Roman Foods and Feasting Day Vikings Lincoln was a major trading area in Viking times. Many of the objects you will see were found by archaeologists just outside the museum in Flaxengate. Viking Medley all-day workshop Ideal for two classes. This workshop includes a tour of the artefacts, a selection of crafts, object handling, Viking shopping and a visit to the Big Dig. lease see the suggested timetable below. Viking Invaders (am or pm) Find out about the Invaders who came from the north. Take a staff-led tour, handle replica objects and make a Viking shield or beads. Discover Viking objects in the Big Dig. Viking Settlers (am or pm) Investigate local trading links by exploring surviving evidence. Take a tour, go Viking shopping and make a Viking clay lamp or beads. Romans: Medley all-day workshop suggested timetable Vikings: Medley all-day workshop suggested timetable Staff-led Gallery Tour Staff-led Big Dig Staff-led Army March Giant Mosaic Collage Shield Collage Jewellery Staff-led Gallery Tour Staff-led Clothing Activity Staff-led Big Dig Viking Comb Viking Beads Collage Shield Group 2 Group 3 Staff-led Army March Staff-led Gallery Tour Staff-led Big Dig Collage Shield Giant Mosaic Collage Jewellery Staff-led Big Dig Staff-led Army March Staff-led Gallery Tour Collage Shield Giant Mosaic Collage Jewellery Group 2 Group 3 Staff-led Big Dig Staff-led Gallery Tour Staff-led Clothing Activity Viking Beads Collage Shield Viking Comb Staff-led Clothing Activity Staff-led Big Dig Staff-led Gallery Tour Viking Comb Viking Beads Collage Shield

4 Anglo-Saxons The early Saxons were buried with their belongings leaving us with a wealth of amazing artefacts. View the facial reconstruction of a female Saxon skull found in Lincoln. Anglo-Saxon Medley all-day workshop Ideal for two classes. This workshop includes a tour of the artefacts, a selection of crafts, object handling, dressing-up and a visit to the Big Dig. lease see the suggested timetable below. Anglo-Saxon Settlers (am or pm) Find out about the Anglo-Saxons through real and replica objects, crafts and clothing. Take a Staff-led tour of the Anglo-Saxon area of the gallery, discover objects in the Big Dig room and learn what evidence grave goods reveal. Make Saxon beads to take back to school. Ancient Egypt Local private collectors donated precious artefacts to the museum in the early 20th century. Using the gallery displays, we compare British Bronze Age crafts with those of the Ancient Egyptians. Ancient Egypt Medley all-day workshop Ideal for two classes. This workshop includes a tour of the artefacts, a selection of crafts, object handling, drama and a visit to the Big Dig. lease see the suggested timetable below. Ancient Egypt (am or pm) Learn about the Ancient Egyptians through real and replica objects and hands-on activities, including a tour of the artefacts, a visit to the Big Dig, writing on real papyrus or making a clay shabti. Anglo-Saxons: Medley all-day workshop suggested timetable Ancient Egypt: Medley all-day workshop suggested timetable Group 2 Group 3 Staff-led Gallery Tour Staff-led Clothing Activity Staff-led Big Dig Saxon Shield Collage Helmet Saxon Beads Staff-led Big Dig Staff-led Gallery Tour Staff-led Clothing Activity Saxon Beads Saxon Shield Collage Helmet Staff-led Clothing Activity Staff-led Big Dig Staff-led Gallery Tour Collage Helmet Saxon Beads Saxon Shield Group 2 Group 3 Staff-led Gallery Tour Staff-led Osiris Story/Drama Staff-led Big Dig Sarcophagus Collage Staff-led Big Dig Write/Draw on apyrus Staff-led Osiris Story/Drama Amulet Jewellery Amulet Jewellery Staff-led Gallery Tour (Main Gallery) Sarcophagus Collage Staff-led Big Dig (Upstairs) Write/Draw on apyrus Write/Draw on apyrus Staff-led Osiris Story/Drama Amulet Jewellery Staff-led Gallery Tour Sarcophagus Collage

5 Ancient Greeks Early in 20th Century, local private collectors donated beautiful red and black figure pottery to the museum. Their illustrations reveal fascinating insights into the lives of the Ancient Greeks. Ancient Greeks Medley all-day workshop Ideal for two classes. This workshop offers a selection of activities including object handling, drama, a mini entathlon and a tour looking at the real objects. lease see the suggested timetable below. Dinosaurs View the amazing 180 million year-old complete fossilised skeleton of a plesiosaur found under a local school! Jurassic Sea - KS1 pupils (am or pm) Learn about the Jurassic era through handling real fossils. This workshop includes a staff-led tour including viewing the plesiosaur fossilised skeleton, a craft activity to take back to school, and a visit to the Big Dig. Ancient Greeks (am or pm) Learn about how the Ancient Greeks have influenced our every day life through language, democracy, architecture, theatre and the Olympic Games. Take a tour of the gallery viewing real objects, handle replica objects, and make relevant crafts. Ancient Greeks: Medley all-day workshop suggested timetable Group 3 Group 2 Staff-led Gallery tour Staff-led Greek Drama Staff-led Olympic Games Collage Hoplite shield Theatre masks/props Collage olive crowns Staff-led Olympic Games Staff-led Exhibition Tour Staff-led Greek Drama Collage olive crowns Collage Hoplite shield Theatre masks/props Staff-led Greek Drama Staff-led Olympic Games Staff-led Gallery tour Theatre masks/props Collage olive crowns Collage Hoplite shield

6 Your School Visit Inspiring Museum and Art Workshops for KS1 and KS2 pupils How to Book To book a workshop, please contact a member of the education team: Tel: When we have taken your requirements, we will send you a booking form. Once we receive your returned form, the booking is confirmed. Two hour and one and a half hour workshops maximum of 35 pupils. All-day workshops maximum of 2 classes. Recommended ratios of adults are 1:10 for KS2 and 1:8 for KS1. Costs 3.50 per pupil for a two hour morning workshop per pupil for a one and a half hour afternoon session per pupil for a whole day workshop. Lincolnshire County Council schools please pay by IDT (we will request a cost code for payment after your visit). Non-LCC schools: lease bring a cheque made payable to Lincolnshire County Council for the amount outstanding on the day of your visit. Facilities Gift Shop The museum has a well-stocked gift shop with lots of items under School parties are welcome in small groups with accompanied adults. We can make up goody bags in advance of your visit if you wish. lease contact for further information. Self-directed Visits You are very welcome to visit the museum independently with your class. lease book in advance. There is a timeline tour of the museum galleries available designed for teachers and Key Stage Two pupils, highlighting key artefacts on Loan Boxes Loans Boxes are available for all the subjects we cover for a cost of 5.00 per week. The boxes contain a mixture of real and replica objects for handling and display together with information, photographs and suggested classroom activities supporting Key Stage Two curriculum. For further details, please contact us on Times Morning workshops 10am - 12pm Afternoon workshops 1pm pm All day workshops 10am pm (one hour lunch) If you have difficulty meeting these time arrangements, please discuss this when you book. lease request a space for lunch in the museum when you make your booking. On fine days it is possible to have a picnic lunch on the lawns of the Usher Gallery grounds. We wish we could replay the day Selene and Lauren

7 The Big Dig was our favourite. However, we also enjoyed the Egyptian drama and the mummy and shabti making. We also thought the medieval poo was extremely funny (ha ha ha). Emma & Dominic Excellent organisation, excellent resources, excellent activities and delivery by staff. Kirmington CE rimary School The workshop was great the team helped to make our day the best it could be changing times and activities to help us get the most out of it. Halton Holegate CE rimary School I would recommend The Collection because it was fantastic and a very fun place to be Marcia & Kian

8 Experiencing hands-on and getting the children to think about how people in the past lived. Very knowledgeable staff. arish Church rimary School

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