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This interactive workshop considers the significance of the River Mersey and Liverpool’s geographical location, and how trade and immigration helped it develop into one of the world’s leading port cities.

Students will discuss when goods, such as cotton, tea and sugar, were first traded in Liverpool, where they came from and what would have happened to the goods after they entered the docks. The geographic location of each trade item will be identified on an interactive whiteboard world map by the demonstrator.

Key Information.

Suitable for: KS2

Ages: 7-11

Subjects: English, Geography, History

Topics: Careers, Local History, Maps, Migration & Immigration, Uniqueness

Type: At Venue

Duration: 60 minutes

Cost: From £3 per student (£90 per session, max 30 per session)

Dates: Ongoing

Min. Students: N/A

Max. Students: 30 (per session)

SEND: Yes - suitable for students with SEND

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The Museum of Liverpool offers a wide range of educational opportunities, making it an ideal place to engage learners of all ages from formal education and community groups.

Details of their workshops for groups visiting the museum and their virtual classroom, which can be booked for remote learning, are listed below. There is a dedicated children’s gallery, Little Liverpool, which can be booked for younger groups.

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