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Off to the seaside

What was it like to live and travel 100 years ago? Find out by dressing up in costume and exploring our period carriage.

Term time, Mondays to Fridays
10.30, 11.30, 12.30, 13.30, 14.30, 15.30 & 16.30
30 minutes
Key Stage 1
Great Hall

Discover what it was like to be both a passenger and a guard, and take your chance to dress up in period costume. Don’t forget your camera!

Curriculum links - KS1


Chronological understanding
1. Pupils should be taught to:
a. place events and objects in chronological order
b. use common words and phrases relating to the passing of time [for example, before, after, a long time ago, past].

Knowledge and understanding of events, people and changes in the past
2. Pupils should be taught to:
a. recognise why people did things, why events happened and what happened as a result
b. identify differences between ways of life at different times.

Historical interpretation
3. Pupils should be taught to identify different ways in which the past is represented.

Historical enquiry
4. Pupils should be taught:
a. how to find out about the past from a range of sources of information [for example, stories, eye-witness accounts, pictures and photographs, artifacts, historic buildings and visits to museums, galleries and sites, the use of ICT-based sources]
b. to ask and answer questions about the past.

Breadth of Study
6. During the key stage, pupils should be taught the Knowledge, skills and understanding through the following areas of study:
a. changes in their own lives and the way of life of their family or others around them
b. the way of life of people in the more distant past who lived in the local area or elsewhere in Britain


8. The range should include:
a. telling stories, real and imagined
b. reading aloud and reciting
c. describing events and experiences
d. speaking to different people, including friends, the class, teachers and other adults.

9. The range should include opportunities for pupils to listen to:
a. each other
b. adults giving detailed explanations and presentations [for example, describing how a model works, reading aloud]
c. recordings [for example, radio, television].

Group discussion and interaction
10. The range of purposes should include:
a. making plans and investigating
b. sharing ideas and experiences
c. commenting and reporting.

Drama activities
11. The range should include:
a. working in role
c. Responding to performances.

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