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Further and Higher education

The Museum galleries and archives provide an excellent resource to support coursework and individual research.

You can download our new Post 16 brochure here to find more details on the programmes we offer to colleges.

In addition the Museum also offers the following programmes:

History in evidence:
Archive Access Sessions

Target group: GCSE, OCR, AQA, City and Guilds, Edexcel/BTEC

Venue: National Museum of the Royal Navy

Length of session: Half day

Price: FREE Discovery Visit + £70 per workshop for
up to 35 people

Incorporating behind the scenes tours, gallery visits and focused activities these tailor made sessions provide students with a unique opportunity to access the museum archives and examine primary sources relevant to their course of study. Topics available include: Maritime exploration & the development of England; Nelson, Napoleon & Trafalgar; the Royal Navy & the Transatlantic Slave Trade; World War I: blockades, Jutland & the Gallipoli campaign; World War II: the battle of the Atlantic, Dunkirk, D Day & the Forgotten Fleet; The Falklands Conflict; Women and their changing role in the Navy; History around us: Portsmouth Historic Dockyard.

Exploring marketing in a travel &
tourism organisation

Target group: GCSE, OCR, AQA, City and Guilds,
Edexcel/BTEC

Venue: National Museum of the Royal Navy

Length of session: Half day

Price: FREE Discovery Visit + £70 per workshop for
up to 35 people

In this activity based session students learn about the Museum (the oldest in the Dockyard) as a visitor and heritage attraction. In groups they investigate target audiences, marketing and evaluation materials, tour the galleries, conduct a SWOT analysis and produce a piece of promotional material customised for a specific audience.

Importance of visitor attractions to
the UK and local economy

Target group: GCSE, OCR, AQA, City and Guilds, Edexcel/BTEC

Venue: National Museum of the Royal Navy

Length of session: Half day


Price: FREE Discovery Visit + £70 per workshop for
up to 35 people

This half day workshop entails a hands on approach to identifying the popularity of visitor attractions and the impact they have on the local economy and UK tourism through activity based projects, behind the scenes tours and case studies.
Students will look at the products and services provided for visitors, different interpretation techniques, audience development and examine what the future holds for NMRN and HMS Victory. Also links to: The UK as a tourist destination and OCR Cultural Tourism.

Customer service in visitor
attractions, museums & heritage

Target group: GCSE, OCR, AQA, City and Guilds, Edexcel/BTEC


Venue: National Museum of the Royal Navy

Length of session: Half day


Price: FREE Discovery Visit + £70 per workshop for
up to 35 people.

Looking at mission statements, customer commitments and policies, students will learn how NMRN & HMS Victory attract customers and adapt customer service to meet their needs and encourage loyalty. Students will participate in a mystery shop to see if the museum is achieving its goals and identify areas for improvement. In groups they will look at original customer feedback and compare ways on how to respond. Work produced throughout the day can be used towards assignments within customer service. Also links to: Understanding & developing customer service in travel and tourism.

Tailor-made sessions & special projects

Do you need something a bit different? If you have a suggestion for a special project or session for your class please get in touch as we are happy to work with teachers and lecturers to develop new ideas.

Past projects have included:

• Challenging histories and controversial subjects
• Museum Interpretation
• Using film and drama to explore history
• Inspired art – working with professional artisits
• Change and continuity
• Propaganda art
• Portsmouth Dockyard through buildings, documents and maps
• Veterans and Intergenerational learning
• World cultures, naval exploration,empire and commonwealth

 

   

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