Our out of school courses for both primary and secondary students are now well-established. They are developed by Archive Service staff in conjunction with the Schools Improvement Division and delivered by experienced staff. These are suitable mainly for groups of "Gifted and Talented" students.
Group sizes can range from 4 pupils up to a maximum of 18.
The aim of these courses to is enable talented and gifted pupils to utilize the unique resources held by the Staffordshire and Stoke on Trent Archive Service. They are designed to challenge pupils, offering a rare opportunity to use original archive material in a special learning environment, enriching the learning process and enhancing the pupils' sense of place and community.
Because these courses involve the use of unique and irreplaceable historical documents they are offered only at the Learning and Archive Resource Centre at Staffordshire Record Office.
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Our online learning resources are a recent development. Material and activities are developed in conjunction with the Schools Improvement Division and experienced teachers.
Lichfield and the Civil War Uses a variety of interesting activities to explore issues such as political decision-making; varying perspectives on the war; the effects of conflict on "the man in the street".
Your School, Your Space Uses Victorian sources, including school plans, log book extracts and school rules, to enable pupils to examine their own learning environment from a fresh perspective.
Medieval Staffordshire To be provided later.