WWII Evacuation Role Play
Site: Lotherton Hall
History, Citizenship, Science
This workshop is led by museums staff.
Take your class back in time to World War II. Arrive as evacuees to Lotherton Hall, learn Morse Code, train with a nurse for first aid and draw up a plan for how you will share the House with wounded soldiers. Pupils will gain an insight into how it would have felt being an evacuee through meeting Mr.Robinson the Billeting officer and Miss. Smith the housekeeper.
A day packed full of activities to help pupils understand life as an evacuee including a tour of the Gascoigne home and experiencing an air raid siren/gas attack, resulting in sheltering in the Chapel.
- explores evacuee life through experiencing it
- focuses on role-play
- promotes enquiry and questioning skills
World War Two Christmas workshops available in November and December. See the Christmas tree and the dining room set out for a typical 1940’s Christmas dinner.
For more information or to make a booking, contact the Learning & Access Officer on 0113 2478254.
History: 1. Chronological understanding; 2. Knowledge of people, places, events and changes; 4. Historical enquiry and gathering evidence; 8. British History: Britain since 1930.
Citizenship: 2. Preparing to play an active role as citizens.
Science: Sc1. Scientific enquiry - checking and testing; Sc4. Physical processes - construct simple circuits.
Cost: £110 per class
Maximum numbers: Class of 30