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Victorian Christmas

Victorian Christmas KS1

16th to 20th and 23rd to 26th November

Experience the magic of a Victorian Christmas through theatre, workshops and hands on activities. Pupils learn how Victorian Christmas celebrations compare with those of today, discover what life on board Warrior was like in 1860 and participate in a Christmas craft workshop and make a souvenir to take home.

Price £8 per student

 

Go Mantle!

Go Mantle! KS2

History at HMS Warrior

Explore HMS Warrior through an inquisitive, creative and exciting style of drama, Mantle of the Expert. Through this imaginative enquiry approach to learning, children become the ‘experts’ and actively engage in HMS Warrior’s History.

£10 per student (maximum of 32 students).

Iron does float?

Iron does float? KS2

Science at HMS Warrior

In this fun and practical workshop pupils explore why boats float (or sink!). Observation, hands-on activities and team challenges enable pupils to experience the forces of gravity and up-thrust and understand that forces can be balanced and unbalanced.

£6 per student for 1 hour (incl. free Discovery Visit).

Guided Tours

Guided Tours KS3&4

Tours are subject to availability and must be booked in advance. Please note that students must be accompanied by their group leader or teacher.

£15 per 1 hour tour (+ £3.55 per student admission charge) Maximum 15 students per tour.

Discovery Visits

Discovery Visits All

A Discovery Visit is a teacher-led, self-guided visit to one attraction within Portsmouth Historic Dockyard.

£4.00 for 1 attraction, £6.50 for two attractions and £8.50 for three attractions per student.

Curriculum Enrichment Days

Curriculum Enrichment Days KS3&4

English, History or Drama at HMS Warrior

An active study day comprising of a variety of workshops to inspire and engage students. Prior to your visit we will contact you to discuss the objectives for the day and will then plan and deliver a bespoke programme of activities.

£8.00 per student (minimum 20 students).

Introductory Talks

Introductory Talks KS3&4

History at HMS Warrior

These ‘lecture’ style introductory talks include time for questions and answers. Please note, students must be accompanied by their teacher or group leader.

£5 per student (minimum 15 students) for 30 mins (incl. Discover Visit).

Schools History Project: Medicine in Britain 1545 – 1871

Schools History Project: Medicine in Britain 1545 – 1871 KS3&4

History at HMS Warrior

An active study day designed to enable students to work out the degree and nature of change in surgery from Paré to Lister. The role of war and individuals are the focus of this day. Suitable for any stage of the GCSE examination course.

£8 per student (based on a minumum of 20)

Social Class in Victoria's Navy

Social Class in Victoria's Navy KS3&4

History at HMS Warrior

This workshop introduces students to the Victorian class system as experienced onboard HMS Warrior. Object handling activities and guided visits to the officers’ cabins and wardroom provide clear evidence of the differences in living and working conditions.

£7 per student for 2 hours (incl. Discover Visit).

Tudors v Victorians

Tudors v Victorians KS2

History at HMS Warrior

Combine your experience onboard HMS Warrior 1860 with a visit to the Mary Rose. Compare life across 300 years with replicas, costumes and practical activities at both venues. Discover social life for different classes in Tudor and Victorian times. How much has changed and how much has remained the same?

£8 per student

Health and Hygiene with Florence Nightingale

Health and Hygiene with Florence Nightingale KS1&2

History at HMS Warrior

The importance of Florence Nightingale is explored through storytelling, role play and hands-on activities. Pupils also explore the themes of health and hygiene and the role of women in nursing in the nineteenth century.

£7 per student for 2 hours (incl. free Discovery Visit).

My Life in Victoria's Navy

My Life in Victoria's Navy KS1&2

History and English at HMS Warrior

Pupils experience a day in the life of a Victorian sailor through dressing up, role play and taking part in a gun drill. A very popular workshop, perfect for comparing life in the past with life today, for inspiring creative writing or for simply enriching a visit to HMS Warrior.

£6 per student for 1 hour (incl. free Discovery Visit).

Jesse: The Warrior Cat

Jesse: The Warrior Cat Yr1

English at HMS Warrior

In this popular storytelling session pupils will learn key vocabulary to describe HMS Warrior by listening for pleasure and joining in with the repetition of key words and phrases. A fun and interactive workshop: dressing up, role play and the chance to try out a hammock are all included and pupils will also make a replica ship’s biscuit to take home.

£6 per student for 1 hour (incl. free Discovery Visit).

Victorian Seaside Holidays

Victorian Seaside Holidays KS1

History at HMS Warrior

Through role play, dressing up and hands-on activities, pupils will experience the excitement of Victorian seaside holidays before comparing them with beach holidays of today and considering how much has changed and what has remained the same.

£6 per student for 1 hour (incl. free Discovery Visit).