Active Learning Session

Key Stage: 1 & 2

Venue: Abbey Pumping Station

Curriculum Links: History, Language and Literacy

Duration: 90 minutes

Our hands-on session will explore how people used to do the washing over one hundred years ago. Real objects and costumes are used to help pupils discover what life was like in Victorian times.

  • Discuss how washing and cleaning was done before electricity was invented.
  • Find out about the past from a range of sources.
  • Improve enquiry and investigation skills.

The session outline with suggested Pre and Post Visit Activities can be downloaded here

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