What People are Saying

Teacher’s comments:

"Fantastic! Thorough and comprehensive. Lots of visual things for the children. Incorporated Q&A session. Postcards on the desk to capture children's interest at the start. Passed around contents for children to handle. Children loved the session." St Paul's Catholic Primary School

"Relevant, interesting and thoughtful. It was good to see the role of other parts of the British Empire/Role of women embedded. The children loved this! A really valuable experience for the class - many thanks."Manor School.

From Watermore Primary School: Seaside Holidays

"The Children and I wanted to thankyou for the lovely time we had when you came to visit. Your talk was fun and interesting and the children have remembered so much of what you said. We look forward to inviting you again"

Children's comments:

  • "We really enjoyed what you told us about the seaside today, I learnt that they took their friends with them"
  • "I liked singing the song"
  • "I learnt that Victorian ladies sat on the rocks and did not like getting their dresses dirty"
  • "I liked the story"
  • "I liked the pictures"
  • "I liked it when I held the umbrella"

From Frampton Cotterell Primary: Victorian Mining

"Great session, children really enjoyed the role play - More please! Fab artifacts and great ideas on how to engage children."

From Broadway Infants School: 1940s Homelife

"It was well planned, informative with lots to see and lots to do".
Vicky Rowse and Sarah Titley from Broadway Infants School

"Thank you for helping us on our school trip. I liked the mangle because we got a go with a shirt. I liked the school trip lots and lots and lots." - Pupil

From Kings Court Primary School: The History of Yate

"It was brilliant!" - Pupil

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What People are Saying

"It was well planned, informative with lots to see and lots to do".
Pupils at Broadway Infants School


"Fantastic! Thorough and comprehensive. Lots of visual things for the children....".
St Paul's Catholic Primary School

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Learning with Yate Heritage Centre

We work with Original local archive material, photographs, maps, census forms and oral history

  • Workshops Activities
  • KS1, KS2 and KS3
  • Local History, Life and Events

Inspire the curiosity of your class. Help them to understand the complexity of people's lives, the process of change, the diversity and relationships between different groups in their own locality through time.

  • Changes within living memory
  • Significant Event of National Importance
  • Events beyond living memory

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