Museum of Somerset - Information for Schools and Teachers

 

Bring Somerset’s history alive at the Museum of Somerset!

Enjoy a range of specially designed teaching sessions linked to National Curriculum areas of study. Support your pupils’ learning with real and replica museum objects available for use in school.

 

Site-based teaching sessions:

Key Stage 1: 

    Knights and Castles

    Teeth and Bones

 

Key Stage 2:
    The Roman Way
    Tudor Life
    Monmouth Rebellion
    Our Town, Taunton
    Taunton Castle Explorers
    Teeth and Bones

 

Key Stage 3:
    Monmouth Rebellion
    Taunton’s Changing Town (Geography and History)
    The Changing Times of Taunton Castle

 

Key Stage 4:
    Taunton’s Changing Town (Geography and History)
    The Changing Times of Taunton Castle

 

To book your teaching session please contact us.

 

 

Self-guided schools sessions
Enjoy the Museum of Somerset at your own pace with a free visit. We suggest you meet our Formal Learning Officer for a free pre-visit to share information about the site and your groups’ needs ahead of your visit.

 

To book your visit please contact us.

 

 

Teachers’ INSET training
We aim to support teachers’ ongoing professional development and are keen to link the museum with your needs.

Please contact us to discuss your requirements and we will tailor-make an INSET programme to suit you.

 

 

Real museum objects available in school
Bring the past alive in your classroom! Handle real and replica museum objects to support your pupils’ learning.

Borrow real and replica objects from our ‘Loans for Learning’ Service.

 

Please contact us to discuss.