Key Stage 2 Learning Sessions
Students develop an enquiry focusing on artefacts used on HMS Belfast during the Arctic convoys. The session includes investigation of the ship to gather evidence and assesses the varied roles and conditions on board.
Taking place in the Life at Sea exhibition, students will explore what it was like to be a sailor, in a hands-on session that looks at artefacts and personal stories relating to life on board HMS Belfast.
Students investigate life on board through the personal stories of men who served on HMS Belfast. Handling artefacts from the ship’s collection students discover how different crew members lived and worked.
Suitable for KS2 (Year 4) to KS4
Students have the opportunity to meet some of the men who served on HMS Belfast who can answer students' questions and share their memories of life on board.
A visit to HMS Belfast may support studies of the Second World War, Arctic Convoys, Korean War or The River Thames.
Gift bags can be reserved and then paid for on admission.