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Key Stage 1

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Workshops available from September 2014




Table to show workshops for Key Stage 1
 Workshop Curriculum Links  Content
Harry Paye: The Famous Poole Pirate - 2 hours KS1 History:

  • Significant historical events
  • People and places in own locality


Climb aboard the museum’s pirate ship to learn about Poole’s famous pirate hero, ‘Arry Paye and life on board ship long ago. 
Mrs Jolly’s Jubilee: 

Life in Queen Victoria’s Britain - 2 hours

KS1 History:

  • The lives of significant individuals in the past 
  • Comparing aspects of life in different periods 
  • Historical terms and vocabulary 


Step back to 1897, the year of Queen Victoria’s Diamond jubilee. Join a local household to prepare for the celebrations and find out about life in Victorian times.
Toys Through Time - 2 hours KS1 History:

  • Changes within living memory 
  • Chronology 
  • Words and phrases relating to time 


KS1 D&T:

  • Materials and components 


Travel back in time to find out about toys from the past. Practice ordering toys using key words linked to chronology



Additional Key Stage 1 workshops available


Traditional topics - 2 hours




Homes long ago


Have a go at cooking and cleaning the old-fashioned way




Learn about ‘Arry Paye and life on board ship long ago.


Toys in Time


Travel back in time to find out about toys from the past.


Additional Services

We also offer a range of additional services to schools including:

  • Themed loan boxes containing historical objects and artefacts;
  • 1 hour classroom workshops;
  • Free induction sessions for teaching staff with museum tours, loan box guidance and advice on resources;
  • Bespoke projects and workshops to suit your needs

Did you know?

If you are a Poole School you can sign up to one of Poole Museum Learning Service’s Discovery Packages for an even better deal on workshop bookings. Please contact us for more information.

Booking information

We recommend booking workshops as far in advance as possible in order to avoid disappointment.

Two hour workshops: £110 (Poole Schools) / £125 (Non Poole Schools)

Four hour workshops: £190 (Poole Schools) / £220 (Non Poole Schools)






Contact us

Louise Diffey, Learning Assistant

01202 262628


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