On this page you will find guidance to planning visits and using venues. Use the links under this tab or click on highlighted words to find out places to visit, what activities you can join in with locally and nationally or to find interesting internet resources.
If planning a visit look at the information and ideas available on the Out of the Box Website
Emcett report Links – Assessing and Measuring the Impact of using Cultural Venues as Educational Resources for Disadvantaged Adults.
How to use Cultural Venues across the Curriculum
At our celebration event we asked students how they would use certain sites such as a castle, abbey or woodland. Click here to see what they came up with
How to use cultural venues three simple ideas for using a cultural venue for key subjects. (Downloads a pdf document)
Field Trip Lesson Plan pdf – visual planning that helps you plan your visit.
To download a doc.x word file click here Field Trip Lesson Plan
English Heritage Resources
Deaf Works Making Museums more user friendly for deaf people. There are some useful hints and tips in here for making lessons more user friendly.
The learning museum – developing best practice in the EU
For a full list of English Heritage Resources click here
Other useful sites
EngagingPlaces-using the environment as a classroom.
RIA.unc.edu – useful resources for archaeological techniques
Risk Assessments examples:
There are also a huge range of other resources available on other websites