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08 Aug

Curious Collector App

Are you looking for something amazing to do this Summer Holidays at Hull Museums and Ferens Art Gallery? As part of the Heritage Lottery funded curious collections project, we are… Read more

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21 Jul

Early Years in…

Visiting Hull Museums and Ferens Art Gallery with Early Years children might seem daunting but it needn’t be. Bright Beginnings Nursery visit us regularly; click on the video to see… Read more

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20 Jul

Experience Science in…

Museums are not just about history. At Heritage Learning we offer an exciting range of science-based sessions for your mini scientists. Supporting teaching and learning from the Foundation Stage through… Read more

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28 Apr

Summer School 2017…

Summer School 2017 SKIN Inspiring young people to follow a creative  career path Amazing art opportunity for two year 8 pupils from your school 26th – 30th June Heritage Learning,… Read more

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27 Apr

Phil Coy Offshore…

 Phil Coy Offshore Studio workshop LIMITED EDITION! (Full day experience 10.00am – 2.30pm) Available: 19th June & 21st June A very special opportunity has come up for schools to work… Read more

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27 Apr

Ferens Cultural Steering…

Working with teachers to develop The Ferens offer for schools, this Summer’s gathering will have a sculpture focus offering a CPD session with a practicing artist to develop creative skills… Read more

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27 Apr

Local Heroes: TR…

Local Heroes: TR Ferens (2 hour session) ‘Meet’ Thomas Robinson Ferens, ask him about his philanthropic achievements and discover what he left behind for the city of Hull! This session… Read more

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27 Apr

A Day in…

Available: 22 – 26 May, 12 – 16 June & 3-7 July  (full day experience 10am – 2.30pm) Don’t miss this fantastic opportunity to work with renowned sculptor Saffron Waghorn… Read more

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20 Apr

Hull Museums &…

Heritage Learning is delighted to reveal details of our exclusive Hull Museums & Ferens membership offer for Hull's schools which is specially enhanced for 2017/18. We’ve been working closely with… Read more

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09 Mar

We’ve been nominated!

Hull based Heritage Learning has been shortlisted for a national award recognising their work in bringing learning to life in Hull's schools during the city's tenure as UK City of… Read more

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02 Mar

Words of Wonder…

Your chance to join Bill Bailey in Hull Maritime Museum’s Cabinet of Curiosities... Have you ever visited a museum and wondered what the story is behind that unicorn horn or… Read more

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15 Feb

Join us for…

On Thursday March 2nd Culture Club, our popular CPD and professional development network, is heading to the beautiful surroundings of Burton Constable Hall for a special preview event. We’re inviting… Read more

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15 Feb

Half Term Extravaganza…

This half term break at Hull Museums and Ferens Art Gallery we have a huge range activities that will entertain and educate! From investigating the newly acquired masterpiece by Lorenzetti,… Read more

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20 Sep

Join the Culture…

The premier networking and CPD forum for teachers for teachers in Hull, East Riding and North Lincolnshire. Why join the Culture Club? The chance to network with likeminded teachers Free… Read more

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20 Sep

Christmas Past at…

You are warmly invited to join us as we gather by the cosy hearth this Christmas time. Step back into the magical world of Christmas past and join our Victorian… Read more

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20 Sep

Hull Museum Highlights

A visit to Hull - UK City of Culture, offers you a day to remember so dive in and explore the city’s many museums and historic houses. Our world class… Read more

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20 Sep

Discover something amazing…

Welcome back, we hope you’re settling in to the new term. This academic year promises to offer our most exciting programme yet at Hull Museums and Ferens Art Gallery as… Read more

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29 Jul

5 Things to…

We are proud to announce the launch of the 5 Things to do this summer campaign. Designed for under 5s, the programme will showcase the amazing artefacts and spaces of… Read more

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08 Jul

Hull Curriculum CPD…

We hope you are as excited as we are about our upcoming Hull Curriculum - Creative Histories CPD event on 13th July, 12-5pm at the Museums Quarter, High Street, Hull!… Read more

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Subject - Hull born pioneer aviator, Amy Johnson
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Caption - Amy Johnson in Calcutta during her flight to Australia.

Words - Amy Johnson, CBE - Born on St Georges Road in Hull in 1 July 1903 - died 5 January 1941
Was a pioneering English aviator and was the first female pilot to fly alone from Britain to Australia in a de Havilland DH60 Gypsy Moth she called Jason - G-AAAH. She left Croydon, south of London, on 5 May of that year and landed in Darwin, Northern Territory, on 24 May after flying 11,000 miles (18,000 km). Her aircraft for this flight can still be seen in the Science Museum in London.
 Flying solo or with her husband, Jim Mollison, she set numerous long-distance records during the 1930s. She married Mollison in 1932, they divorced in 1938. 
She flew in the Second World War as a part of the Air Transport Auxiliary and died during a ferry flight. On 5 January 1941, while flying an Airspeed Oxford for the ATA from Prestwick via Blackpool to RAF Kidlington near Oxford, Johnson went off course in adverse weather conditions. Reportedly out of fuel, she bailed out as her aircraft crashed into the Thames Estuary.
08 Jun

Amy Johnson Resource

Heritage learning have been working with the Amy Johnson Festival and BAE systems , to create a brand new  learning resource that uses Amy’s incredible achievements as the basis for… Read more

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Subject - Hull born pioneer aviator, Amy Johnson
COPYRIGHT BELONGS TO - HDM
Date - 1930
Caption - Amy Johnson preparing for the flight to Australia in 1930.

Words - Amy Johnson, CBE - Born on St Georges Road in Hull in 1 July 1903 - died 5 January 1941
Was a pioneering English aviator and was the first female pilot to fly alone from Britain to Australia in a de Havilland DH60 Gypsy Moth she called Jason - G-AAAH. She left Croydon, south of London, on 5 May of that year and landed in Darwin, Northern Territory, on 24 May after flying 11,000 miles (18,000 km). Her aircraft for this flight can still be seen in the Science Museum in London.
 Flying solo or with her husband, Jim Mollison, she set numerous long-distance records during the 1930s. She married Mollison in 1932, they divorced in 1938. 
She flew in the Second World War as a part of the Air Transport Auxiliary and died during a ferry flight. On 5 January 1941, while flying an Airspeed Oxford for the ATA from Prestwick via Blackpool to RAF Kidlington near Oxford, Johnson went off course in adverse weather conditions. Reportedly out of fuel, she bailed out as her aircraft crashed into the Thames Estuary.
08 Jun

Fabulous Flight!

Fabulous Flight! Heritage Learning are proud to promote a series of exciting workshops led by BAE Systems taking place in the Da Vinci Engineered exhibition at Zebedee’s Yard as part… Read more

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27 May

Heritage Learning help…

Year 5 pupils from Ormiston South Parade Academy (OSPA) in Grimsby opened their own museum in school on Wednesday 25 May 2016. Working in partnership with Heritage Learning in Hull,… Read more

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15 Apr

BBC join Heritage…

BBC Humberside is set to become a partner in Heritage Learning’s flagship Hull Curriculum project. Phil White and his team, famous for their Hidden Histories segment on the radio, are… Read more

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12 Apr

Amy Johnson Resource…

2016 is the 75th anniversary of the death of Amy Johnson, Hull’s flying heroine. Born in Hull in 1903, Amy Johnson CBE was one of the most influential and inspirational women… Read more

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12 Apr

Heritage Learning and…

Record numbers of pupils across the region have visited Hull’s museums with Heritage Learning. In the last year over 11,500 pupils have visited Hull Museums for a Heritage Learning school led session, over 1,300… Read more

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12 Apr

Teaching the Ancient…

Immerse your class in Ancient Egyptian life by taking part in one of our unique led sessions. Our sessions support and enhance teaching and learning about the achievements of the… Read more

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21 Mar

Heritage Learning nominated…

Heritage Learning have been nominated for a National Museums + Heritage Awards for Excellence for outstanding customer service. Up against the Houses of Parliament and Birmingham Conservation Trust in the… Read more

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21 Mar

Hull’s Hidden Histories…

Experts within the city are unearthing some of Hull’s hidden histories and bringing them to life in exciting new ways for local primary schools, through an innovative new resource called… Read more

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24 Feb

Explore new sessions…

Early Years at Heritage Learning Hello everyone, My Name is Esther. Some of you may remember being quizzed by me on a school visit to Hull Museums about your upcoming… Read more

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24 Feb

Discover the Mosaic…

We believe that providing pupils with interactive opportunities and using objects (like mosaics) as a stimulus can aid learning in history – particularly when you’re focussing on the lives of people… Read more

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08 Jan

What we have…

Welcome back and a Happy New Year from the Heritage Learning team! We hope you enjoyed your well deserved Christmas break. There are plenty of exciting things happening in 2016… Read more

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08 Jan

Do something inspiring…

Be inspired for 2017! Join the Culture Club In the run up to the celebration of Hull, UK City of Culture 2017, we’re offering YOU the chance to play an… Read more

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17 Dec

A Curriculum for…

It's here! We have launched a brand new curriculum for Hull which has been commissioned by 41 schools in the city and devised with key partners ready for the City… Read more

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30 Nov

The Story of…

Our ongoing Hull Curriculum project (http://www.hulldailymail.co.uk/Hull-history-takes-pride-place-new-school/story-28221817-detail/story.html) has bought to light the weird and wonderful stories that make this city great. From innovative scientists to intrepid explorers, significant buildings and unique… Read more

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22 Oct

Christmas Past at…

 Step back into the magical world of Christmas past! Visit the historic Georgian Houses and join Mrs Miggins as she prepares the house for the festive celebrations. It’s Christmas Eve… Read more

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22 Oct

Your Topic this…

Are you teaching an in-depth study on Ancient Egypt, or developing understanding of the Roman Empire and its impact on Britain? Are you looking for engaging and hands-on ways of learning… Read more

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22 Oct

Taking the pain…

At Heritage Learning we pride ourselves on making your school visit booking experience as stress free as possible. Whilst our fantastic new website is a useful tool for research and… Read more

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10 Sep

Our Exciting Limited…

Limited Edition Programme (2015 – 16) We are excited to announce our new Limited Edition Programme for the new academic year. Linked to key events and exhibitions, our Limited Edition… Read more

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10 Sep

Trending Topic of…

Are you teaching Changes in Britain from Stone Age to Iron Age?...Looking for the perfect way to help you bring Britain’s prehistory to life for your class? Look no further… Read more

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09 Sep

Welcome Back

Supporting you to deliver a broad and balanced curriculum… Welcome back, we hope you are settling into the new term? This academic year we are committed to helping you teach… Read more

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09 Jul

Nick Sharratt Exhibition

Pirates, Pants and Wellyphants: The Illustrated World of Nick Sharratt 17 October 2015 – 10 January 2016 Hull Maritime Museum, Court Room A new exhibition focusing on the world-renowned children’s… Read more

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09 Jul

Hull Curriculum update

At the last Hull Curriculum teacher consultation meeting, we focussed on how the Prehistory collections from the Hull and East Riding Museum can be used to teach creatively in the… Read more

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