Matt Caro, the Museum's Community Learning Officer, works two days a week liaising with schools on the development and delivery of workshops and educational sessions. He also works with local community groups offering a variety of talks on the history of the area.
Museum-led workshops, outreach sessions, schools artefact loans boxes and talks are available by appointment. All of the Museum's community sessions operate on a first come, first served basis so booking is essential.
Educational Resource Boxes :
Our educational resource boxes can support work across the curriculum including Local History, Geography, Literacy and Social Skills. The loan boxes currently available are:
1. The Home Front 1939-1945
2. Change: Now and Then
3. The First World War 1914-1918
4. From Village To Town : A Century of Migration
Teachers' Curriculum Resource Pack : please click HERE
The DVD of oral histories which accompany this resource pack is available on request.
The contents of the boxes vary but all boxes will contain some of the following:
Teachers' Information Packs :
1. All Change! 150 Years Of Rail
Please click on the items below for more details :
2. General Information Pack
Please open these pages to see the facilities we have for your pupils :
Talks and Presentations :
We can offer a range of talks and power-point presentations, including:
Such presentations can be tailored to suit your requirements.
Talks and presentations: £40
Workshop sessions in the museum: £2 per child (minimum 15 children)
Outreach workshops: £30 morning or afternoon session; £50 all day
Resource Loan Box: £20 per week (maximum 2 weeks)
For presentations on various aspects of the local film and television heritage, contact Elstree Screen Heritage at www.elstreescreenheritage.org
Going Down The Village :
Exploring The Museum :
Teachers' Event February 2017 :
Visit From Woodland School, June 2018 :