New Learning opportunities at Lincoln cathedral!

Explore, Discover, Be Inspired

Free CPD opportunity for teachers and trainee teachers

Wednesday 1st November 2017 2pm-5pm The Old Deanery, Lincoln Cathedral, Lincoln

How to become a *Heritage School

This practical session will give you the chance to explore the history of the area using maps and aerial photographs from our archives. We will show you how to trace changes in the historic landscape and give you a step by step guide on how to carry out a local history study using census data, trade directories and free websites. You’ll be able to research a street near your school and find out who lived there and what life was like. It’s easy once you know how!

We will give you the tools to enable you to carry out enquiry based learning activities based around a local heritage site, and showcase many of the school resources we have developed that are specific to your area and tailored to the new History Curriculum.

*Historic England is the public body that looks after England’s historic environment. We champion and protect historic places, helping people understand, value and care for them.

“Our Heritage Schools programme aims to help school children develop an understanding of their local heritage and its significance,” Kate Argyle, Historic England

This is also an opportunity to find out more about the exciting future for school visits at Lincoln Cathedral once the new Learning Centre is open. Find out how you can be involved in the programme development.

To book your place, or find out more please contact Education@lincolncathedral.com

What teachers have said about this training...

“Without a shadow of a doubt some of the best and most practical CPD I’ve ever been on. Thank you so much for organising it.”

“I came back to school and was eager to enthusiastically share what I had learnt that day , so all in all it was a very effective, informative and worthwhile CPD day for me. The opportunity and advice given was greatly appreciated.”

“I just wanted to say that I thought yesterday’s CPD was brilliant - that rare combination of being both interesting and useful - thanks to all involved in making it happen.”

 

Tomorrow’s Achievers

If you have children who are exceptionally able, gifted and talented, this is for you…

Lincoln Cathedral is delighted to host a range of outstanding workshops for gifted and talented children aged 10+.

This is an unmissable opportunity for your gifted and talented young people to participate in exciting, challenging and unique workshops starting from November 2017 through to April 2018.

Topics range from ‘Hidden Treasures in the Cathedral’ and ‘Animals of Imagination, Fable and Fantasy’ to ‘Elbows! Smiles and Laughter: Assumptions Behind Body Language’.

Workshop participants will get the opportunity to visit the magnificent Lincoln Cathedral. All the sessions take place on Saturdays from 10am to 4pm and are led by highly experienced and entertaining tutors.

There are also two sessions dedicated to helping parents and carers of gifted & talented children on Friday 1st December and Friday 26th January.

Everything you need to know including how to book, dates, location and applying for a grant are on a link from this page: https://lincolncathedral.com/education-learning/tomorrows-achievers/

Places are limited & will get booked up quickly!  Don’t miss out on this rare opportunity for gifted children to experience something really special in the historic city of Lincoln.

 

Free Pilot Schools sessions

Lincoln Cathedral education is changing…  We need your help so that we can offer you unmissable learning experiences outside the classroom.

Coming soon… Enhanced interactive school tours with optional crafts with subjects including ‘Epic Journeys: A Pilgrimage’, ‘Solving Mysteries: Signs and Symbols’, ‘Time Detectives: A Norman Cathedral’. At the moment these enhanced tours will be limited to one class. Looking ahead to 2020, the Heritage Lottery funded Cathedral Connected project will provide an innovative, well-equipped new Learning Centre which will enable large groups to visit at the same time, with purpose-built facilities and an exciting range of learning experiences.

If you would be interested in taking part in free pilot sessions please email education@lincolncathedral.com

 

New Family Backpacks

Just in time for October half-term there will be fun family backpacks available at the Cathedral. There will be different themes including ‘Animal adventures’ for the very young to ‘Work. Work. Work’ – all about building a Cathedral for 6 years plus. The packs are free to borrow whilst in the Cathedral and on return you will receive a sticker and treat.