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Here's more about some of our exciting activities and resources, which will help you bring Hull’s maritime past to life in the classroom!

Thanks to generous funding from the National Lottery Heritage Fund, we are delighted to be able to offer all of our activities and resources free of charge.

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Just some of the objects to choose from.

We are inviting primary school-aged pupils to choose 14 objects – from a shortlist of 35 – to go on display at the Hull Maritime Museum. In the People’s Choice Competition pupils in years 4-6 will be asked to select their favourite object from the shortlist and write a label about it. The label should tell the reader a story about the object. The story could be based on fact or be one that has been completely made up! Pupils can decide to use prose, illustrations or a mixture of both to tell their story. A panel of judges will select 14 winners. The 14 labels and the objects they describe will go on display in the Hull Maritime Museum when it reopens. The winners will also receive prizes for themselves and for their school.

If you would like to take part then we have some helpful resources for you to download:

1.Competition Resource Pack For Teachers: this contains information on how to enter the competition, details of the 35 objects in the shortlist, and some handy activities which will help children come up with ideas for their stories.

2. Competition Resource Pack For Carers and Parents: this contains information on how to enter the competition, details of the 35 objects in the shortlist, and some handy activities which will help children come up with ideas for their stories.

3. Competition Image Pack: this has images of all 35 objects in the shortlist as well as some helpful questions and pieces of information.

4. Competition Project Pack: this contains resources and activities for children to help them come up with ideas for their labels.

For more information about The People’s Choice competition, please get in touch with Charles Trzeciak, Community and Schools Learning Officer at: charles.trzeciak@hcandl.co.uk

If you are taking part in the competition and have a question about one of the objects in the shortlist, why not send us a direct message via Twitter (@HullMaritime) or a message on Facebook (@HullMaritime)

We are always happy to help!

Virtual Workshop: On Board the Arctic Corsair
Hauling in the nets.
During our virtual workshop, children will discover what it was like to be a Hull trawlerman.

Enjoy an exciting, free, maritime history experience through distance learning! Take your class back in time to the 1960s as we join the crew of a Hull trawler, the Arctic Corsair, for a fishing trip to remember.

In this virtual workshop, your class will learn what it was like to be a trawlerman on board the Arctic Corsair, via an engaging mix of archival film footage, oral histories, original artefacts and a digital model of the ship itself.

Suitable for KS1 and KS2 pupils. For more information about this virtual workshop, or to make a booking, please contact: heritagelearning@hcandl.co.uk

Thanks to generous funding from the National Lottery Heritage Fund, we are delighted to be able to offer this workshop free of charge.

Video Series: Tales from a Trawlerman
Tales from a Trawlerman
In our Tales from a Trawlerman videos, pupils will find out what it was like to work on the deck of the Arctic Corsair.

If you are covering the history of Hull’s fishing industry with your class, then why not watch our Tales from a Trawlerman video series?

In this set of five videos, your pupils will join a trawlerman on board the Arctic Corsair and get an inside look at life as a fisherman. The videos are also supported by some helpful resources to use with your class.

Suitable for KS1 and KS2 pupils. For more information about this virtual workshop, or to make a booking, please contact: heritagelearning@hcandl.co.uk

Thanks to generous funding from the National Lottery Heritage Fund, we are delighted to be able to offer access to this resource free of charge.

Hull Maritime Primary School Teachers Panel
Teachers will play a key role to develop a learning programme
Teachers are invited to join the panel and shape the learning programme for primary schools

We are inviting teachers to become part of the Hull Maritime Primary School Teachers’ Panel.

Members of the Panel will act as an advisory body to our team, and will have the opportunity to contribute to the development of exciting new resources and sessions at the Hull Maritime Museum and the Arctic Corsair.

In return, participating teachers and schools will be reimbursed for their time, and get priority access to exciting projects and benefits.

If you would like more information about our teachers’ panel, then contact Charlie Trzeciak, Community and Schools Learning Officer, at charles.trzeciak@hcandl.co.uk.

Please note: due to the ongoing COVID-19 situation we are currently looking to conduct panel meetings remotely.