Abingdon County Hall Museum offers free hands-on cross-curricular workshops and self led gallery resources that will support and enhance learning in the classroom. The workshops are brought to life within the grand County Hall building where object-handling, challenges and trails are conducted. Teachers and history co-ordinators are welcome to get in touch with our education team to discuss the arrangements for your visit. Alternatively, please fill in a copy of our School Booking Form and forward to firstname.lastname@example.org and Tristan will get in touch to confirm your booking.
Call us on 01235 523703 to find out more and book a visit.
Our programme of FREE workshops are led by an experienced workshop leader with each session lasting 45 minutes. Self led gallery resources complement the themed workshops and support a variety of learning styles and abilities enabling every pupil to engage with the workshops and gallery displays.
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We can also develop workshops around your curricular needs, simply contact the museum education office on 01235 523703 to find out how we can help!
The museum also provides online workshops, tailored to your group’s requirements, as well as trails, games and activities specifically made for school classes. Please fill in a copy of our School Virtual Workshops Form.
All group visits must be booked in advance. To book your visit please contact email@example.com or call 01235 523703
What some of our schools have said after a visit to us:
‘Excellent – fitted superbly into our scheme of work’ Larkmead School
‘Very well organised and welcoming- the children were really engaged’ Rush Common School
‘The (object) handling was brilliant. It really motivated the children and sparked up more interest in the topic’ Carswell School
‘The workshop gave all staff increased knowledge and the children thoroughly enjoyed the visit – it really motivated their learning. Thank you’ St Nicolas School