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Shoe history

An exciting and engaging session for both key stage 1 and 2 students.

Children will develop an understanding of shoes in the past, through our extensive handling collection of both original and replica shoes.

Students will find out about shoes by exploring footwear through the ages. Handling different examples of footwear they will learn how materials, fastenings, and shoe shapes have changed over the years.

Location Northampton Museum and Art Gallery
Age Key stages 1 and 2

a study of an aspect of history or a site dating from a period beyond 1066 that is significant in the locality a study of an aspect or theme in British History that extends pupils chronological knowledge that extends beyond 1066 changes in an aspect of social history

changes within living memory

significant historical events, people and places in their own locality

Length 1 hour
Capacity 35 children plus supervising adults
Resources Once you have booked your visit with us you will receive a copy of our resources that can be used on gallery and in the classroom.
Cost £150