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  • CLOSED
  • FREE
  • Chelsea, London

Study Days and Activity Days

Students attending a schools workshop at the National Army Museum
Schools

Challenge, develop and inspire

Bring your students along to the National Army Museum to explore a topic in depth. Each of our curriculum-linked Study Days and Activity Days is open to multiple schools and is designed to challenge, develop and inspire learners.

How to book

Each of our Study Days and Activity Days is open to multiple schools. Places for each school will be limited and given on a first come, first served basis. To register your interest in attending and receive further information, please complete the online booking form.

Study Days

The British Indian Army in the First World War

Level: KS5
Date: Monday, 11 March 2024

Dive into the history of the British Indian Army in the First World War and develop your research skills at this KS5 History Study Day. Alongside the Museum’s Research and Archive teams, students will access historic documents and attend a lecture from a museum historian about the British Indian Army on the Western Front. With the Learning team, students will expand their knowledge through exploring the Museum’s handling collection and galleries. 

Warfare Through Time

Level: KS5
Date: Monday, 1 July 2024

Explore the theme of warfare through time, with a focus on the Napoleonic Wars, Crimean War and Western Front in the First World War, and develop your research skills at this KS5 History Study Day. Students will access historic documents with our Archives team and attend a lecture demonstration on the development of weaponry. With the Learning team, students will build their knowledge as they explore the Museum’s handling collection and galleries.

Activity Days

STEM Day

Level: KS3
Date: Tuesday, 9 July 2024

Focusing on teamwork, problem solving and technology, students will work together to complete our Cargo Drop and Operation Robot workshops. The day will include a STEM-themed, self-guided trail around the galleries.

Operation Squirrel: Strategy Day

Level: KS3
Date: Tuesday, 16 July 2024

Join us for a day of strategic problem solving. Students will be transported to a fictional territory which is experiencing political upheaval and will work together to resolve conflict and bring peace and stability to the region. The day will involve information analysis, debate, negotiation and planning.

Past Study Days

The Cold War in Germany

Level: KS5
Date: Monday, 4 December 2023

Explore the history of the Cold War in Germany in depth and develop your research skills at this KS5 History Study Day. Working with the Museum’s Research and Archive teams, students will access historic documents and attend a lecture from a museum historian about the origins of the Cold War. With the Learning team, students will build their knowledge as they explore the Museum’s handling collection and galleries, including our Foe to Friend exhibition. 

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