Teachers & Group Leaders

Gallery Links

The Canal museum provides a unique learning experience for each age group They will see what life was like aboard a working narrow boat. They will discover how canals shaped the country that we know today, Learn about the cargo that was brought around the country and see how Ice was stored during the Victorian ice trade. Teachers can also book educational workshops and download lesson plans for each age group to further their experience and either follow on or inspire further projects at school.

Specific Exhibition Links

Resource Location National Curriculum
Bantam Tug
Wharf Science – Key Stage 1
  • Forces
Bridge Building Interactive
Ground Floor Maths – Key Stage 1
  • Geometry – Properties Of Shapes
Design & Technology – Key Stage 1
  • Technical Knowledge
Canal Life Panels
Mezzanine Floor History – Key Stage 1
  • The way of life of people in the past who lived in the local area
Coronis Interior
Ground Floor History – Key Stage 1
  • The way of life of people in the past who lived in the local area.
Flip Book Carlo Gatti
Ground Floor History – Key Stage 1
  • The way of life of people in the past who lived in the local area, significant people
Flip Book Horse Exhibition
First Floor History – Key Stage 1
  • The way of life of people in the past who lived in the local area
Hayracks
First Floor History – Key Stage 1
  • The way of life of people in the past who lived in the local area
Horse And Ice-Cart Model
Ground Floor History – Key Stage 1
  • The way of life of people in the past who lived in the local area, significant people
Horse Harness Display
First Floor History – Key Stage 1
  • The way of life of people in the past who lived in the local area
Horse Power Exhib Panels
First Floor Science – Key Stage 1
  • Forces
Horse Shoe Display
First Floor History – Key Stage 1
  • The way of life of people in the past who lived in the local area
Horse Stable Stall
First Floor History – Key Stage 1
  • The way of life of people in the past who lived in the local area
Ice Boxes
Ground Floor History – Key Stage 1
  • The way of life of people in the past who lived in the local area, significant people
Ice Cream Tricycle
Ground Floor History – Key Stage 1
  • The way of life of people in the past who lived in the local area, significant people
Ice Trade Exhibition
Ground Floor History – Key Stage 1
  • The way of life of people in the past who lived in the local area
Ice Wells
Ice well and ice trade exhibition illustrates Victorian ingenuity and industry
Ground Floor History – Key Stage 1
  • The way of life of people in the past who lived in the local area, significant people
Lace Plates
Ground Floor Art – Key Stage 1
  • To develop a wide range of art and design techniques in using colour, pattern, texture, line, shape, form and space
  • Learn about the work of a range of artists, craft makers and designers, describing the differences and similarities between different practices and disciplines, and making links to their own work
Measham Pottery
Ground Floor Art – Key Stage 1
  • To develop a wide range of art and design techniques in using colour, pattern, texture, line, shape, form and space
  • Learn about the work of a range of artists, craft makers and designers, describing the differences and similarities between different practices and disciplines, and making links to their own work
Muscles and Steam Panel
First Floor Science – Key Stage 1
  • Forces
Roses And Castles Canal Art
Ground Floor Art – Key Stage 1
  • To develop a wide range of art and design techniques in using colour, pattern, texture, line, shape, form and space
  • Learn about the work of a range of artists, craft makers and designers, describing the differences and similarities between different practices and disciplines, and making links to their own work.
Toll Office
Ground Floor Maths – Key Stage 1
  • Calculations
Water and Locks Boundary Markets
First Floor Science – Key Stage 1
  • Forces
Water and Locks Panel Model
First Floor Science – Key Stage 1
  • Forces
Water and Locks Windlass Handles
First Floor Science – Key Stage 1
  • Forces
Water and Locks Wooden Paddles
First Floor Science – Key Stage 1
  • Forces