No Place Like Home
Site: Lotherton Hall
This workshop is led by museums staff.
Explore the inside and outside of the wealthy Gascoigne family home, identify the different types of rooms, objects and furniture and compare, contrast and handle historic household objects.
The sessions focuses on the differences between homes today and the in the past. It looks at Lotherton as the home of a wealthy family and gives pupils opportunities to explore the Gascoigne family home. Lotherton Hall is an ideal location to look at the similarities and differences between homes today and the past.
A menu of activities has been designed for KS1 pupils. The activities draw upon the collections in the house and also use the house as a resource in its own right. Some of the activities are museum staff led whereas others can be led by the class teacher, using resources provided.
- develops awareness for the past
- introduces Edwardian everyday life
- promotes enquiry and questioning skills
For more information or to make a booking, contact the Learning & Access Officer on 0113 247854.
History: 1. Chronological understanding; 2. Knowledge of people, places, events and changes; 4. Historical enquiry and gathering evidence; 5. Organising and communicating historical information; 6. Find out about changes in family life and homes through time.
Cost: £55 per class
Maximum numbers: Class of 30