Schools and Home Learning
Learn more about what we offer for primary and secondary school, sixth-form, college and home learning groups planning an educational visit, outreach or online session.
Curriculum linked sessions
Inspire your learning by inviting us to your school or live stream. Our assemblies usually last approximately 30 minutes, depending on what works best for your school.
Early Years and Key Stage 1
Evoke cultural curiosity, new ideas and allow children to share their ideas and experiences. Discover our sessions for Early Years and Key Stage 1.
Key Stage 2
Learn more about our interactive sessions for Key Stage 2 to support early theory building, historical enquiry and collaborative learning.
Key Stage 3
Formation of historical theory through critical thinking, primary source analysis and collaboration. More information on our Key Stage 3 sessions can be found here.
Key Stage 4
Primary and secondary source analysis skills centred in our unique collections. Find out more about our available sessions for Key Stage 4 pupils.
We also offer sessions for Post-16 students supporting research skills, library access, work experience and collections focussed higher education routes.
The cultures, people and diversity represented within our collections allows for a safe space for discussion, conversation and sharing with the students in your group.
Fill out our form to book a session with us. If you wish to discuss any details of your session with us, please feel free to get in touch via email or telephone.
Work experience and routes into Higher Education
We offer a Work Experience Programme working with collections professionals and support Widening Participation for Higher Education.
Durham University Library and Collections is proud to be an Arts Award Centre.
The Learning and Engagement Team are looking to develop our CPD (Continued Professional Development) offer. If you would like to explore a bespoke offer for your institution, please contact us. This is dependent on our availability so do plan ahead.