School outreach visits from Knole

Knole’s learning team are pleased to offer a new outreach programme to primary and secondary schools around Kent.

Knole’s learning team are pleased to offer a new outreach programme to primary and secondary schools around Kent. Objects help to create an immersive learning experience and, through facilitated sessions, Knole can help to create an engaging atmosphere to learn within your classroom.

Duration:

Our sessions last approximately half a day with a break in the middle. You may wish to book one session in the morning and one in the afternoon, for example, if there are two classes in the same year.

Cost:

An outreach visit will cost £4.50 per pupil. The sessions are designed for one class group at a time, to allow for interaction.

Stone Age to Bronze Age

This prehistory session will focus primarily on school national curriculum on the KS2 topic, changes in Britain from the Stone Age to the Bronze Age. This session will bring objects from the past into the classroom and encourage inspiration and enquiry skills.

Changing Power of Monarchy

This session addresses the importance of understanding the effects of monarchical change on people and places in Britain, particularly focusing on Knole in the locality. This session covers the Tudor period and Victorian period through a focus on Power of Clothing, Power and Influence at Knole and The Power of Portraiture.

Knole in a Box

This project will allow pupils to get practical experience with Knole’s handling collections, to introduce artefacts and historical enquiry in order to create a mini-museum exhibition. The multi-sensory objects and activities allow for cross-curricular skills to be developed and can be linked to other topic work within the classroom.


Topics for exhibition include:

  • Stone Age to Iron Age
  • WW1/2 Remembrance
  • Tudors
  • Victorians
  • Power and Monarchy