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War and Peace – Portsmouth Dockyard 1914-1945 Study Day

War and Peace – Portsmouth Dockyard 1914-1945 Study Day  KS4 &KS5

History at HMS M.33

Explore the history of the Royal Navy, the Dockyard and the local area from 1914 – 1945. What impact did the two world wars have on Portsmouth? What social, cultural and technological changes took place during this period? Students will have the opportunity to visit HMS M33, tour HMS-Hear my Story gallery and access archives related to both World Wars. In groups they then conduct case study investigations, examining different types of primary evidence before presenting their findings.  

Price: £8 per student per day for up to 30 people.

Sailor Heroes – First World War

Sailor Heroes – First World War  KS3 & KS4

History at HMS M.33

Students explore and debate modern-day ideas surrounding heroism and combat. Through a variety of interactive activities focusing on artefacts, oral histories and primary sources linked to the First World War students work together to research and present their findings.

Discovery visit £4 per student + £50 per 1 hour workshops for up to 30 people. 

HMS M33 Science challenge

HMS M33 Science challenge  KS3

STEM at HMS M.33

Discover the science behind HMS M33 from the unique design and construction to discovering how the crew communicated at sea. Can science help explain how the ship managed to move in shallow waters? How was the ship designed for combat? Pupils will uncover the answers using scientific enquiry to test and evaluate their findings.  

Price: Discovery visit £4 per student + £80 per 2 hour workshop for up to 30 people

Tale of Two Ships

Tale of Two Ships  KS3

History at HMS M.33

From Trafalgar to World War 1! Inspire your class with this unique opportunity to visit two ships. Pupils will compare and contrast diet and living conditions for the crews and how technology has changed the way of life on board. Then discover more about the children who served the Royal Navy in times of war.  

Price: Discovery visits £6.50 per student + £50 per 1 hour workshop for up to 30 people

Life at Sea – Kitbag stories

Life at Sea – Kitbag stories  KS3

History (World War 1) at HMS M.33

Using our unique, multimedia HMS M33 kitbags, pupils investigate individual crew members and roles, handle artefacts and carry out investigative activities to learn about life on board. They then reflect on their findings to present an individual case study to the rest of the class.

Discovery visit £4 per student +£50 per 1 hour workshop for up to 30 people