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Box 18 Going to the Seaside: Seaside Holidays through time

Going to the Seaside contains costumes and artefacts typical of a Victorian Seaside holiday. Pupils are encouraged to consider how seaside holidays have changed since the Victorians first started the idea in the 19th century.

Ideal for use with Key Stage 1 and 2

Key learning objectives

  • History: To enable pupils to explore seaside holidays during three different time periods, by handling costumes, real and replica artefacts and by taking part in group activities
  • Speaking and Listening: To encourage pupils to work effectively as a member of a group, using speaking and listening skills.
  • Literacy: To explore seaside holidays in the past using different types of resources

Box contents

  • Costumes and artefacts include Swimsuits, children’s books, postcards, jewellery, hats, games and toys.
  • Resources include books, posters, pictures, a CD and activity suggestions.

Hiring a box

Collect on a Monday between 12pm and 5:30pm, and return on a Friday before 5:30pm.
Closed 1pm to 1.30pm.

To discuss your needs or to make a booking contact Alexandra Walker tel 01962 678199.