Heritage Education – Secondary Schools and Sixth Form

We can offer your school a variety of trips and experiences designed specifically for the needs of your students.DSCN1625a

Our friendly and trained facilitators deliver bespoke sessions in school or at one of our heritage sites across a range of subjects. We can tailor sessions to suit different abilities and ages, using everything from real and replica objects and documents to dramatisation and role play.

Download KS3 resources to use in the classroom

Download resources such as images of original documents and short films and teachers’ notes to use for free in the classroom on the following topics:

World War One

Find out about Warwickshire’s role in World War One.  A selection of letters home, advertisements, newspaper articles and papers from the World War One collections held at Warwickshire County Record Office.  Download films of professional actors performing some of the material, images of the original documents and teachers’ notes.

These resources were created in partnership with Warwick District Council.

World War One Resources

History Detectives

A 2 hour session for Key Stage 3 delivered at the County Record Office in Warwick. Choose a topic from Discovering the First World War, Discovering Crime and Punishment, Discovering Medicine or Discovering your Local History.  These topics meet the requirement for topics of special study within the new history curriculum.  Become History Detectives for the day and explore original documents to find out more about each topic.

  • Discovering the First World War.
  • Discovering Crime and Punishment.
  • Discovering Medicine.
  • Discovering Local History.

Lunaticks and Fingersmiths (English Language Changes Since 1700)

A 2 hour session for Years 12 and 13 following the syllabus for English Language B: Language Changes since 1700, delivered at the County Record Office in Warwick. Handle everything from an original recipe book from the 1700s to airmail letters and telegrams from the 1970s – and learn about how language has changed over time.