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Key Stage Two at National Football Museum

Football Poetry Days

Our popular performance poetry days with our award winning Poet in Residence, Paul Cookson use the excitement of football to bring poetry to life. Pupils will listen to, read, sing and chant poetry as well as having the opportunity to write their own poems. Dates to be confirmed.

Maximum group size: 60 Charge: £3.50 per pupil Length of session: 1 hour

Going to the Match

Explore the sights, smells and sounds of match-day in the past. Pupils dress up in supporters clothes, investigate museum objects, and get involved in role play activities to describe their experiences.

Maximum group size: 35 Charge: £3.50 per pupil (minimum charge £70) Length of session: 1 hour

Football and WW1

Discover incredible stories of football and war as part of our World War I exhibition, The Greater Game. Find out about the controversial decision to suspend football, see who joined the footballers battalion and understand life for women footballers on the home front. This workshop uses role play and gallery exploration to delve deeper in to the past.

Maximum group size: 35 Charge: £3.50 per pupil (minimum charge £70) Length of session: 1 hour

 

Object Investigators

A mysterious trunk of objects has been donated to the Museum. Take on the role of conservator, handle the collection, identify materials, consider environmental requirements, carry out tests and interpret the objects to tell a story of its owner.

Maximum group size: 35 Charge: £3.50 per pupil (minimum charge £70) Length of session: 1 hour

Trench Football

Be inspired by our war time, morale-boosting football puzzle and craft your own version

Maximum group size: 35 Charge: £3.50 per pupil (minimum charge £70) Length of session: 1 hour

 

Designer Balls

Investigate the history of the football and explore how and why its design has changed over the past 150 years. Learn about homemade footballs in the past and around the world today. Pupils get their hands on real artefacts then design, make and test their own footballs from recycled materials.

Maximum group size: 35 Charge: £4.50 per pupil (minimum charge £90) Length of Session: 90 minutes Suitable for: Year 5/6

First Division

Football and Maths are perfect team-mates! First Division uses the fun of football to engage children with maths using practical drills to solve real life number problems . See website for more details or to purchase First Division resources for your school www.nationalfootballmuseum.com/firstdivision

Maximum group size: 15 Charge: £60 per session Length of session: 1 hour Suitable for: Year 5/6

 

Self-Guided Tour With Football Plus+

Find out more about a self-guided visit to the museum, and take advantage of our special Football Plus+ rate for groups.

If you would like to make a booking to bring a group or require further information please call 0161 8718 176 or email groups@nationalfootballmuseum.com