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  • Seaside | Southend Museum
    Prehistory The Saxons Mid Lufe Collections Donating Research On the Stour by John Constable Contact Quick Contact Prittlewell Priory Victoria Avenue Southend on Sea Essex SS2 6NB Telephone 01702 212345 Email museums southend gov uk Find us Seaside Historic Seaside Walk For pre booked School groups Explore Southend s famous seaside Children are encouraged to discover history in the form of Southend s historic sites and buildings on the sea front from the Beecroft Art Gallery to the world famous Kursaal from the Regency period through the Victorians and up to recent times Children compare the seafront as it is now with historic images to highlight the changes but also the surprising amount of history that remains including buildings dating back to 1790 Appropriate footwear and clothing essential Branch The Cliff Lift ending at the Beecroft Art Gallery Duration 2 hours approx Maximum Numbers 30 Cost Code B 3 90 per child Curriculum History chronological understanding historical interpretation and enquiry knowledge and understanding of events people and changes in the past Gallery 1 2 Historic Cliff Lift We will have some exciting news about our running of the Visit Central Central Museum houses the collections of local and natural history

    Original URL path: http://www.southendmuseums.co.uk/page/Seaside (2016-04-24)
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  • Science | Southend Museum
    and the constellations and is based on what is currently visible in the night sky at the time of your visit Also included is an introduction to the mythology of the skies which can make an excellent cross curricula link with Roman or Greek mythology Branch Central Museum Planetarium Duration 40 minutes per performance approx Maximum Numbers 60 in 3 separate shows Cost Code A 2 90 per child Curriculum Science Earth in Space History The Greeks The Romans Please note the Planetarium is on the first floor and due to the nature of the historic building it is accessible only by the stairs The Round Sound Learning Show We bring you a new way to explore the science of sound at your school Within your classroom we will explore sound through old wax cylinders and phonographs Children will have a chance to attempt to record their own voice in an identical way to old wax cylinder recordings As well as attempting to record their own voices pupils will also have an opportunity to handle and closely examine authentic wax cylinders We also utilise flat disc phonographs to show how sound can be stored and reproduced Although the phonograph that we are able to bring along is later than Victorian the principle is identical to early machines and we will use images of Victorian phonographs to demonstrate The children will also be able to handle original 78rpm records and discover how the phonograph amplifies sound without electricity This session can also tie in with the Victorians as a cross curricula link where required We can visit your classroom if you are from local school Venue Your Classroom also can be run at the Central Museum Duration 40 50 minutes approx Maximum Numbers 30 Cost Code A 2 90 per child

    Original URL path: http://www.southendmuseums.co.uk/page/Science- (2016-04-24)
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  • D-Day & the Normandy Campaign
    Collections Donating Research On the Stour by John Constable Contact Quick Contact Prittlewell Priory Victoria Avenue Southend on Sea Essex SS2 6NB Telephone 01702 212345 Email museums southend gov uk Find us Local History The Medieval Hall For pre booked School groups In the days before the Borough what we think of as Southend was a collection of ancient towns Discover medieval Southchurch by visiting the atmospheric setting of Southchurch Hall Themes of heat and light rich and poor natural materials are examined This session involves a workshop section where the children explore different replica objects and in their groups attempt to describe what they have Branch Southchurch Hall Duration Just over 2 hours Maximum Numbers 30 Cost Code B 3 90 per child Curriculum History chronological understanding historical interpretation and enquiry knowledge and understanding of events people and changes in the past The Old Manor House KS1 This session is a perfect introduction to history and is set in one of the oldest buildings in the borough amid beautiful gardens Emphasis is on then and now old and new Children are encouraged to explore the differences between their own experiences and life in the old manor house This is an atmospheric hands on session that includes the use of a great variety of materials such as horn wood beeswax and so on and costume Branch Southchurch Hall Duration 40 minutes approx Maximum Numbers 30 Cost Code A 2 90 per child Curriculum History What were homes like a long time ago Citizenship Taking part developing skills of communication and participation Design Technology Homes Speaking and Listening Gallery 1 2 3 Related Downloads D Day Normandy Campaign pdf Download Historic Cliff Lift We will have some exciting news about our running of the Visit Central Central Museum houses the collections

    Original URL path: http://www.southendmuseums.co.uk/page/Local-History (2016-04-24)
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  • Toys | Southend Museum
    Victorians The Tudors World War II Seaside Science Local History Toys Archaeology British Prehistory The Saxons Mid Lufe Collections Donating Research On the Stour by John Constable Contact Quick Contact Prittlewell Priory Victoria Avenue Southend on Sea Essex SS2 6NB Telephone 01702 212345 Email museums southend gov uk Find us Toys Reception KS1 For pre booked School groups Using the display of early toys as a starting point the children will be able to play with replica traditional toys in groups Children are encouraged to bring one of their own toys from home and a comparison is made with the traditional toys The theme of materials used is explored The session ends with a traditional parlour game and a story Branch Central Museum Duration 40 minutes approx Maximum Numbers 30 Cost Code A 2 90 Curriculum Art and Design Investigating materials Citizenship Taking part developing skills of communication and participation History How are our toys different from those in the past Historic Cliff Lift We will have some exciting news about our running of the Visit Central Central Museum houses the collections of local and natural history Visit Southchurch Southchurch Hall a stunning moated medieval manor house Set Southend Museums

    Original URL path: http://www.southendmuseums.co.uk/page/Toys (2016-04-24)
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  • Archaeology | Southend Museum
    Toys Archaeology British Prehistory The Saxons Mid Lufe Collections Donating Research On the Stour by John Constable Contact Quick Contact Prittlewell Priory Victoria Avenue Southend on Sea Essex SS2 6NB Telephone 01702 212345 Email museums southend gov uk Find us Archaeology Archaeology is Rubbish For pre booked School groups This session is a brilliant introduction to archaeology It starts by exploring the concepts of archaeology including some of the pitfalls of interpretation and ends with the children being able to handle archaeological finds from the area The first half is a workshop format with children working in groups and presenting their findings to the class For local schools this session is one that can be run within your classroom or your class can visit the Central Museum to also view our displays of archaeology Branch Your Classroom or Central Museum Duration 40 minutes approx Maximum Numbers 30 Cost Code A 2 90 Curriculum History chronological understanding historical interpretation and enquiry knowledge and understanding of events people and changes in the past Historic Cliff Lift We will have some exciting news about our running of the Visit Central Central Museum houses the collections of local and natural history Visit Southchurch Southchurch

    Original URL path: http://www.southendmuseums.co.uk/page/Archaeology (2016-04-24)
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  • British Prehistory | Southend Museum
    Find us British Prehistory For pre booked School groups What tools did our ancestors use to shape these islands This session draws on the impressive resources and displays of Southend Museums to enable the children to learn of our resourceful ancestors Children will be encouraged to handle a great variety of replica and original tools from arrows to axes scrapers to spears Concepts in prehistory are explained from Old Stone Age to the Iron Age and that prehistory does not equal cave man Explore the sophistication of British prehistory at Southend Museums with our fine handling collection of excellent reproduction objects including a variety of arrows a spear and even a harpoon We also have a carrier made of bark and a selection of reproduction clothes for the children to try on In addition there are original artefacts that can be handled including a stone axe We have recently expanded our handling collection with excellent bronze axe heads and a sword forged using the lost wax process and which mirror objects from the area from antiquity which are on display The themes of materials and function are explored in the session Materials include flint wood clay pottery bark leather wool nettle and bronze Venue Central Museum can be classroom but without access to original artefacts displays Duration 1 hour 30 mins approx Cost code A Curriculum History chronological understanding historical interpretation and enquiry knowledge and understanding of events people and changes in the past Learning outcomes The children will be able to develop an understanding and an awareness of a group or society of people in the past Identify and handle historical objects and their function to develop an understanding of how people lived in the past to compare what they have discovered from their own experiences British Prehistory Topic

    Original URL path: http://www.southendmuseums.co.uk/page/British-Prehistory (2016-04-24)
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  • The Saxons ‘Mid Lufe’ | Southend Museum
    and so on The session also includes a look at the original finds on display which are also contemporary with the princely finds The displays even include a few of the objects from the princely grave itself This session also looks at the language and local place names and involves the handling of replica objects from combs to swords This session has been significantly enhanced with the Matt Love Anglo Saxon Interpretive Collection This collection has been donated to the Museum with the express intention of continuing Matt s work in teaching children and adults about this fascinating period of our history The session can be extended by taking the themes of language and the idealized nature of heroic life and developing them with an introduction to Beowulf the earliest story in English and which is contemporary with the finds and a fine example of the oral tradition with a later written form Venue Central Museum Duration 45 minutes for the short session Allow an hour and a half for the extended session including break Cost code A B for extended Curriculum History chronological understanding historical interpretation and enquiry knowledge and understanding of events people and changes in the past how British society was shaped by the movement and settlement of different peoples and that society was affected by Roman or Anglo Saxon or Viking settlement Effects of Anglo Saxon settlement the arrival and settlement of the Anglo Saxons the conversion to Christianity religious beliefs and customs including the Sutton Hoo and other ship burials and myths and legends Anglo Saxon settlement in the local area Learning outcomes The children will be able to develop an understanding and an awareness of a group or society of people in the past to develop an understanding of how people lived in the

    Original URL path: http://www.southendmuseums.co.uk/page/The-Saxons-Mid-Lufe (2016-04-24)
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  • Recourse Library | Southend Museum
    Saxons Mid Lufe Collections Donating Research On the Stour by John Constable Contact Quick Contact Prittlewell Priory Victoria Avenue Southend on Sea Essex SS2 6NB Telephone 01702 212345 Email museums southend gov uk Find us Collections Watch this space In the coming months we hope to provide greater access to our collections by creating a database which can be searched to discover our stunning costume explore our permanent art collection rummage through the most comprehensive collection of EKCO radios in the world and not forgetting our wonderful local Saxon artefacts plus our amazing photographic archive of Southend on Sea and beyond Category Category Costume Fine Art Local History Type Type Other Other 1 2 3 4 5 6 Last Reversible tankini purchased from Pretty Basics Queen s Road in 2010 click here to find out more click here to find out more 1813 Apple green silk pelisse robe worn by Sarah Wiseman of Paglesham Essex at her wedding in 1813 click here to find out more 1850s Cream kid leather ladies boots click here to find out more 1850s Purple silk tartan check bodice and skirt click here to find out more 1870s Ruched purple silk bodice and skirt with bustle back click here to find out more 1890 Leather bag with sterling silver clasp and chain handle click here to find out more 1910 1920 Cream silk satin bridesmaid s shoes click here to find out more 1916 Wedding shoes worn locally by Mrs Russell in 1916 click here to find out more 1920s Ladies shoes in black leather and lizard skin click here to find out more 1 2 3 4 5 6 Last Historic Cliff Lift We will have some exciting news about our running of the Visit Central Central Museum houses the collections of local and

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