Factory Reform Challenge
Site: Armley Mills
This workshop is led by museums staff.
Armley Mills provides the stimulus for students to explore the theme of nineteenth century factory reform. Using various primary/secondary resources students are set the challenge of collecting evidence from the Mill to support their arguments for or against factory reform.
This workshop has been designed to give children the opportunity to engage with different aspects of both the History and English curriculum in an imaginative and thought-provoking way.
Armley Mills, once the largest woollen mill in the world, offers a unique learning environment with examples of textile machinery and an inspiring atmosphere. It will provide the stimulus to explore the theme of nineteenth century factory reform.
For more information, contact the Learning & Access Officer on 0113 2637861.
NOTE: There is a self-led learning pack and materials trail available to complement this workshop. Please enquire for more details.
History: 1.3 Change and Continuity; British History - the development of trade, colonisation, industrialisation and technology
PSHE: Being active citizens
Cost: £55 per class
Maximum numbers: Class of 30