COVID Notice

Leicester Museums & Galleries are COVID Secure and are following current government guidance with procedures in place to protect your safety.

We are working on adapting our learning sessions to meet COVID-19 social distancing guidelines and to ensure they are safe for everyone. We are currently accepting provisional bookings. If you would like further information then please email the Learning Team.

Please visit our COVID FAQ page if you have any other concerns.

Make learning fun

Active Learning Sessions are facilitated workshops which include a variety of activities, opportunities to handle real objects, and practical tasks to encourage creativity. Not only will your students be having fun when they take part, our workshops will further their learning experience.

Activities are led by qualified and experienced teachers and include supporting information for you to use before your visit, and all teaching materials used in the workshops.

Start times are flexible but an extra cost may be incurred for visits outside core hours.

If you are interested in making a booking or have any other questions please use our Learning Enquiry Form.

Key Stage 1

Dinosaurs at Leicester Museum & Art Gallery has curriculum links to History, Language and Literacy, Mathematics and Science.

Toys: Playtime Past and Present at Newarke Houses has curriculum links to History, Language and Literacy, Science and Mathematics.

Victorian Washday at Abbey Pumping Station has curriculum links to History, Language and Literacy.

Key Stage 2

Life in Ancient Egypt: Meet the Mummies at Leicester Museum & Art Gallery has curriculum links to History, Geography and Environment, Language and Literacy.

Online Egyptian Session: Looking at Artefacts this online only session is based around our fascinating Ancient Egypt collections.

Looking at Paintings: Subject, Narrative, Composition and Materials at Leicester Museum & Art Gallery has curriculum links to Art & Design and Language and Literacy.

Beaming with Health: How Abbey Pumping Station Changed Leicester at Abbey Pumping Station has curriculum links to History and Science, Language and Literacy.

Victorian Washday at Abbey Pumping Station has curriculum links to History, Language and Literacy.

The Trial of Richard III at Leicester Guildhall has curriculum links to History, Language and Literacy, and Citizenship.

Key Stage 3

The Trial of Richard III at Leicester Guildhall has curriculum links to History, Language and Literacy, and Citizenship.

Key Stage 4+

German Expressionism at Leicester Museum & Art Gallery has curriculum links to History and Art & Design.

Artsmark

Leicester Museums & Galleries are also an Artsmark Partner. We can support schools on your Artsmark journey and encourage creativity, participation and enquiry through our provision of learning resources and Active Learning Workshops. 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.

Find out more about Artsmark on their website.