Resources and What Next

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.

Planning visits

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.

Assessing and Measuring Impact

Outputs of project

Bibliography Emcett report

EmCett Poster Summary of Research

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

Disability in Time and Place

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

Conisbrough Castle Risk Assessment


Castles- The Hole Story

Scarborough Castle

Industrial Sites

For a full list of English Heritage Resources click here

Other useful sites

EngagingPlaces-using the environment as a classroom. – useful resources for archaeological techniques

Wessex Archaeology Resource Page

York Archaeological Trust

BBC/British Museum – The history of the world in 100 objects

Rock Art Information Sheet

English Heritage Sites and Resources

National Trust Sites


Preparing fieldtrip notes for students

Symbols for LD worksheets etc

Risk Assessments examples:

Kirkstall Abbey Risk Assessment

Monk bretton RA General

There are also a huge range of other resources available on other websites


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