Teachers & Group Leaders

Gallery Links

On this page we offer a table of links between the exhibits in the museum galleries and the National Curriculum. Of course there may be many other ways in which the resources of the museum can be used to support learning.

Resource Location National Curriculum
Archive film of 1924 “Barging Through London”
Film from 1924 illustrates how the canal has changed and London with it.
First Floor History – Key Stage 2
  • A local history study
  • A study of an aspect or theme in British history that extends pupils’ chronological knowledge beyond 1066
Bantam Tug
Wharf Science – Key Stage 2
  • Forces
  • Identify the effects of air resistance, water resistance and friction, that act between moving surfaces
Battlebridge Basin
Outside History – Key Stage 2
  • A local history study
  • A study of an aspect or theme in British history that extends pupils’ chronological knowledge beyond 1066
Geography – Key Stage 2
  • Use fieldwork to observe, measure, record and present the human and physical features in the local area using a range of methods, including sketch maps, plans and graphs, and digital technologies
Bridge Building Interactive
Ground Floor Maths – Key Stage 2
  • Geometry
Building Entrance Weighbridge
Ground Floor Maths – Key Stage 2
  • Measurement
Canal Life Panels
Mezzanine Floor History – Key Stage 2
  • A local history study
  • A study of an aspect or theme in British history that extends pupils’ chronological knowledge beyond 1066
Coronis Interior
Ground Floor History – Key Stage 2
  • Pupils should continue to develop a chronologically secure knowledge and understanding of British, local and world history.
  • Pupils should be taught about: a local history study a study of an aspect or theme in British history that extends pupils’ chronological knowledge beyond 1066.
Exhibition On Canal Craft
First Floor History – Key Stage 2
  • Transport History
Exhibition On Regent’s Canal
First Floor History – Key Stage 2
  • A local history study
  • A study of an aspect or theme in British history that extends pupils’ chronological knowledge beyond 1066
Flip Book Carlo Gatti
Ground Floor History – Key Stage 2
  • A local history study
  • A study of an aspect or theme in British history that extends pupils’ chronological knowledge beyond 1066
Flip Book Horse Exhibition
First Floor History – Key Stage 2
  • A local history study
  • A study of an aspect or theme in British history that extends pupils’ chronological knowledge beyond 1066
Forge and Tools
First Floor Science – Key Stage 2
  • Observe that some materials change state when they are heated or cooled, and measure or research the temperature at which this happens in degrees Celsius (°C)
Hayracks
First Floor History – Key Stage 2
  • A local history study
  • A study of an aspect or theme in British history that extends pupils’ chronological knowledge beyond 1066
Horse And Ice-Cart Model
Ground Floor History – Key Stage 2
  • A local history study
  • A study of an aspect or theme in British history that extends pupils’ chronological knowledge beyond 1066
Horse Harness Display
First Floor History – Key Stage 2
  • A local history study
  • A study of an aspect or theme in British history that extends pupils’ chronological knowledge beyond 1066
Horse Power Exhib Panels
First Floor Science – Key Stage 2
  • Observe that some materials change state when they are heated or cooled, and measure or research the temperature at which this happens in degrees Celsius (°C)
Horse Power Exhibition
Horse power, the importance of the working horse in 19th century transport. Includes stable, and medical instruments.
First Floor History – Key Stage 2
  • A local history study
  • A study of an aspect or theme in British history that extends pupils’ chronological knowledge beyond 1066
Horse Ramp
Ground Floor Science – Key Stage 2
  • Identify the effects of air resistance, water resistance and friction, that act between moving surfaces
Horse Shoe Display
First Floor History – Key Stage 2
  • A local history study
  • A study of an aspect or theme in British history that extends pupils’ chronological knowledge beyond 1066
Horse Stable Stall
First Floor History – Key Stage 2
  • A local history study
  • A study of an aspect or theme in British history that extends pupils’ chronological knowledge beyond 1066
Ice Boxes
Ground Floor History – Key Stage 2
  • A local history study
  • A study of an aspect or theme in British history that extends pupils’ chronological knowledge beyond 1066
Ice Cream Tricycle
Ground Floor History – Key Stage 2
  • A local history study
  • A study of an aspect or theme in British history that extends pupils’ chronological knowledge beyond 1066
Ice Trade Exhibition
Ground Floor History – Key Stage 2
  • A local history study
  • A study of an aspect or theme in British history that extends pupils’ chronological knowledge beyond 1066
Ice Wells
Ice well and ice trade exhibition illustrates Victorian ingenuity and industry
Ground Floor History – Key Stage 2
  • A local history study
  • A study of an aspect or theme in British history that extends pupils’ chronological knowledge beyond 1066
Science – Key Stage 2
  • Observe that some materials change state when they are heated or cooled, and measure or research the temperature at which this happens in degrees Celsius (°C)
Lace Plates
Ground Floor Art – Key Stage 2
  • Pupils should be taught to develop their techniques, including their control and their use of materials, with creativity, experimentation and an increasing awareness of different kinds of art, craft and design
Lifting And Handling & Weighing
Ground Floor Maths – Key Stage 2
  • Measurement
London Map And Intro Panel
First Floor History – Key Stage 2
  • A local history study
  • A study of an aspect or theme in British history that extends pupils’ chronological knowledge beyond 1066
Macclesfield Bridge Explosion Panel
First Floor History – Key Stage 2
  • A local history study
  • A study of an aspect or theme in British history that extends pupils’ chronological knowledge beyond 1066
Measham Pottery
Ground Floor Art – Key Stage 2
  • Pupils should be taught to develop their techniques, including their control and their use of materials, with creativity, experimentation and an increasing awareness of different kinds of art, craft and design
Muscles and Steam Panel
First Floor Science – Key Stage 2
  • Identify the effects of air resistance, water resistance and friction, that act between moving surfaces
Panels – Rise And Fall Of The Canals
Mezzanine Floor History – Key Stage 2
  • A local history study
  • A study of an aspect or theme in British history that extends pupils’ chronological knowledge beyond 1066
Roses And Castles Canal Art
Ground Floor Art – Key Stage 2
  • Pupils should be taught to develop their techniques, including their control and their use of materials, with creativity, experimentation and an increasing awareness of different kinds of art, craft and design.
Water and Locks Boundary Markets
First Floor Science – Key Stage 2
  • Identify the effects of air resistance, water resistance and friction, that act between moving surfaces
Water and Locks Panel Model
First Floor Science – Key Stage 2
  • Identify the effects of air resistance, water resistance and friction, that act between moving surfaces
Water and Locks Windlass Handles
First Floor Science – Key Stage 2
  • Identify the effects of air resistance, water resistance and friction, that act between moving surfaces
Water and Locks Wooden Paddles
First Floor Science – Key Stage 2
  • Identify the effects of air resistance, water resistance and friction, that act between moving surfaces