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The International Slavery Museum offer a variety of museum-led workshops for Key Stage 2-3 students. These workshops will bring learning to life and inspire the imaginations of your students by engaging them in activities based on real artefacts and objects.

Overview of the International Slavery Museum’s Workshops

Using feedback from teachers, the International Slavery Museum has designed curriculum at venue workshops for Key Stages 2-3

The International Slavery Museum’s at venue workshops are museum led and last up to 55 minutes each, with capacity for up to 30/32 students.

International Slavery Museum at Venue Workshops

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Tour of the International Slavery Museum KS2 & KS3

An International Slavery Museum’s guided tour to introduce students to fundamental aspects of transatlantic slavery.

The International Slavery Museums guided tour introduces students to fundamental aspects of transatlantic slavery, Liverpool’s involvement in the trade, and its impact on the lives of those involved.

Students will gain a better understanding of diversity and difference, the process and fight for change, difficulties faced by those experiencing racism, and relationships between different groups of people.

The international Slavery Museum offers a unique learning experience illustrating the massive impact of transatlantic slavery on the world and the ways it continues to impact our lives today.

Suitable for: KS2 & KS3
Subjects: Geography, History, Sociology

Find out more about National Museums Liverpool’s Tour of the International Slavery Museum KS2 Workshop.

Find out more about National Museums Liverpool’s Tour of the International Slavery Museum KS3 Workshop.

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Understanding Transatlantic Slavery

The International Slavery Museum’s unique hands-on workshop to educate students on transatlantic slavery.

Students will be guided through a series of hands-on activities with historical sources and museum artifacts to aid and deepen their understanding of transatlantic slavery.

Students will work in five separate groups to explore key topics including forced migration, enslavement on the plantation, resistance as well as abolition. Students will be encouraged to discuss and present their findings, and consider how they connect to contemporary issues such as racism.

Suitable for: KS3
Subjects: Citizenship, History, Geography, Sociology

Find out more about National Museums Liverpool’s Understanding Transatlantic Slavery Workshop.

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Legacies of Transatlantic Slavery

An in depth workshop looking at the international slave trade from the International Slavery Museum.

The International Slavery Museums hands-on workshop introduces students to fundamental aspects of transatlantic slavery, Liverpool’s involvement in the trade, and its impact on the lives of those affected.

This workshop will enable students to get hands-on with museum objects, using these unique resources to investigate the connection between the transatlantic slave trade and some of its legacies, from racial segregation in the past to Black Lives Matter today.

As students progress through the activities, they will explore sources that celebrate inspiring examples of individuals and communities who have created positive change. A member of the museum learning team will also help empower students to discuss race and racism in an appropriate and responsible way.

Suitable for: KS2 & KS3
Subjects: Citizenship, History

Find out more about National Museums Liverpool’s Understanding Transatlantic Slavery Workshop.

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