Ages 12–16 (Key Stages 3 & 4)

Resources

Age 12-16: Throne of weapons

The British Museum's collection spans over two million years of human history and culture, all under one roof. Students can engage and experience the unique collection through resources, sessions and gallery visits.


Critical Consumer

Financial loop game

How do you construct a 50p

Note-ably different

Which coin is which

Image bank: Money and art

Image bank: Money and citizenship

Image bank: Money and ecomonics

Image bank: Money and mathematics

Art guide: death and afterworld

Art guide: gods and spirits

Art guide: identity

Art guide: objects in motion

Art guide: sculpture

Art guide: symbols

Art guide: textiles

Art guide: the natural world

Discover the Arab world

Islamic civilisations


Books

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Sessions

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Classics up close

KS4 & 5

Gallery talks on the cultural and historic context of Greek and Roman objects.

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Sex and Relationship Education

KS3,4 & 5

Students work with an artist educator use British Museum objects and contemporary issues to generate discussion.

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Citi Money Gallery Talks

KS3,4 & 5

A series of interactive talks designed to help students engage with the collection and explore concepts related to money.

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Money handling and financial education

KS3,4 & 5

Students handle objects from the collection to develop an awareness of the role of money and an appreciation of its uses.

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Money in the Museum

KS3,4 & 5

Students undertake a number of activities around the museum based on the theme of money.

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The role of money

KS3,4 & 5

This session draws on historical and modern examples to consider the notions of spending and saving.

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Maths challenge

KS3

A teacher-led sesssion which rotates through maths activities in the galleries.

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History up close

KS3 & 4

Illustrated talks delving into the background and context of fascinating objects.

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Gallery art session

KS3, 4 & 5

A gallery-based session involving observation, discussion and drawing.

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Japanese printmaking

KS4&5

A practical workshop which draws on the Museum's Japanese collections for inspiration.

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Taught handling sessions for SEN

KS2,3 & 4

Students experience ancient Greece, ancient Egypt, Roman or medieval Britain.

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Introduction to the ancient Greek world for SEN students

KS2, 3 & 4

An introduction to the ancient Greek world through a mixture of multi-sensory activities and digital technologies.

 

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Museum x Design

KS4 & 5

Using the museum's collection, students develop photography, Photoshop and CSS web design skills to create a portfolio of work.

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Art insight

KS3,4 & 5

Students work with a specialist team to develop ideas and portfolio work.