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The REME Museum offers a wide range of learning sessions specially designed to meet the needs of schools, the National Curriculum and the REME Museum’s collection. We cover a wide range of topics that use our special museum collection to make your school trip a exciting learning experience.

 

All sessions listed below are delivered by our Education Officer; cost just £5 per pupil and includes an optional self-led Museum visit with  curriculum focused resources. We are happy to discuss other potential workshop ideas, please contact us for a chat.

For more information, please contact the Education Department by emailing education@rememuseum.org.uk.

 

Free Re-entry for school students

The REME Museum is offering free re-entry for pupils who return with their family or responsible adult in 2019. All pupils visiting the museum as a part of an organised educational visit will be offered a voucher that will allow unlimited free re-entry into the museum for a year. All children taking part in the offer have to visit with a paying adult and show the original voucher. The voucher is valid for 12 months once it has been issued and cannot be used for delivered services such as school workshops.

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Tanks vs Trucks: KS1 & EYFS D&T Workshop

A great chance to get up close and better understand the vehicles used by the Army. This workshop not only allows students to explore the specialties of the tanks and trucks used by REME, but also challenges them to build their own truck in small teams. This Design and Technology workshop also encourages communication skills and teamwork.

Duration: 1+ hours, plus visit to the Museum galleries

KS1 Curriculum links: D&T

Sample risk assessment available on request

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Lego Engineering: KS2, 3 & 4 D&T Workshop

Explore key features of the specialist REME vehicles on display in the Museum before tackling this engineering challenge. Students work in small groups to build a working Lego machine to solve problems the REME encounters when on operations. This session can be adapted to challenge KS3 and KS4 pupils.

Duration: 1+ hours, depending on your requirements, plus visit to the Museum galleries

KS2 Curriculum links: D&T, Science (Forces), English (Spoken language)

A sample risk assessment is available on request

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Survival Shelters: KS2 D&T Workshop

An outdoor teamwork challenge exploring the key features of Army shelters. Students have the chance to build their own shelter in the Museum grounds, with shelters being tested with water to see how effective they are! A fun workshop exploring designed to help develop team building and co-operation.

Duration: 1+ hours, plus visit to the Museum galleries

KS2 Curriculum links: D&T, English (Spoken Language)

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Meccano Makes It: KS2, 3 & 4 D&T Workshop

Get hands-on with this engineering challenge to solve a problem REME might encounter in the field. starting from scratch and simple tools plus using nuts and bolts can you create a vehicle, or a piece of equipment, that will solve your problem? Students work in small groups in this challenge, helping to develop team work alongside their D&T skills. This session can be adapted to challenge KS3 and KS4 pupils.

Duration: 1+ hours, depending on your requirements, plus visit to the Museum galleries

KS2 Curriculum links: D&T, Science (Forces), English (Spoken language)

A sample risk assessment is available on request

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REME and WW2: KS1 & KS2 History Workshops

You start this workshop in our dedicated WW2 gallery, with its selection of objects and vehicles telling the story of the Corps of REME’s foundation in 1942. The students then move to the dedicated education suite, where they can focus on a number of different aspects of WW2. A selection of sessions can be chosen including; A Soldiers Life where students explore the lives of REME soldiers in WW2, Make Do and Mend/Dig for Victory where they learn about rationing, and its impact on life in Britain or a general Handling Session, where they get to experience all different aspects of life in WW2.   

Duration: 1+ hours, plus visit to the Museum galleries

KS1 and KS2 Curriculum links: History, English Literature

Sample risk assessment available on request

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We can also host Scouting or Guiding units; run educational activities; give specialist tours to groups and have birthday parties here in the REME Museum. Please contact us for more information.

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All workshops or sessions require booking in advance.

School workshops are available Tuesday to Friday. Some Saturday sessions are also available.

Free pre-visits for teaching staff.

Sessions cost just £5 per pupil. Escorting adults go free.

We can also run the Assault Course for an extra £1 per pupil. This will be dependent on weather and group size. Please let us know in advance if you are interested in this option.

All workshops can accommodate up to 34 pupils. Some sessions can be delivered twice a day to cater for up to 68 pupils.

We charge a minimum of £100 for groups

Free onsite coach parking.

Contact Information

If you have any questions or you would like to make a booking please contact us at  01249 89 4869 or email education@rememuseum.org.uk