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Coventry Transport Museum makes the perfect learning environment for school or family visits.

Schools & Colleges

We have recently developed a number of exciting new sessions. Click below to learn more:

Key Stage 3 Quiz (Teacher-led)

Need for Speed (Museum-led)

 


Adult Learners

Coventry Transport Museum has a range of activities designed to help adult learners practice essential English and Maths skills.  

The activities are suitable for learners undertaking Functional Skills qualifications and other similar literacy and numeracy programmes. The English activities will also benefit ESOL learners.  

The activities are available in laminated packs for ease of use while walking around the exhibitions. Learners can use wipeable answer sheets to record their answers. The Level 1 + Write a review is available for teachers to download prior their visit.

Each learner pack focuses on a particular exhibition within the museum.

 

Level 1+ Write a review

This writing activity template is available here for tutors to print out prior to visiting. Learners can use their notes for a post-visit writing task. It is not available as a museum pack.

 

Level 1+ Transport Technology

 In this activity, learners will practise:

  • Understanding and using organisational features to locate relevant information
  • Reading and understanding specialist words in context
  • Using knowledge of punctuation to help understanding
  • Spelling words correctly.

 

Entry 2+ The First Bicycles

In this activity, learners will practise:

  • Using illustrations, captions and images to locate information
  • Understanding the main points in texts
  • Sequencing words in alphabetical order.

 

Entry 3+ The Pioneers

In this activity, learners will practice:

  • Listening for relevant information and detail
  • Spelling words correctly.

Please check with the museum to see if the exhibition interactive required for the activity is working.

 

Maths

 

Entry 2 + Workdays and Holidays

 

In this activity, learners will practice:

 

  • Adding, subtracting, dividing
  • Recognising and naming 2-D and 3-D shapes
  • Describing the properties of common shapes
  • Reading time (on analogue clocks.

 

Entry 3 + What could you buy? 

 

In this activity, learners will practise:

 

  • Rounding (numbers less than 1000 to the nearest 10 or 100)
  • Adding and subtracting (using three-digit whole numbers)
  • Multiplying (two-digit whole numbers by single-digit whole numbers)
  • Dividing (two-digit whole numbers by single-digit whole numbers)


Level 1+ The boom in car ownership  

In this activity, learners will practise:

 

  • Reading, writing and comparing large numbers
  • Multiplying and dividing (whole numbers and decimals)
  • Using simple formulae for one-step operations

 

Booking Information

The activities will be available from 16 April 2018. You can book a slot between 10-11.30am, 12.30-2pm or 3-4.30pm

The adult education resources are free to use, however booking is essential. 

To book simply contact info@culturecoventry.com. Just tell us which learner packs you would like to borrow, and how many of each. (We have up to 30 available for each activity). We also have up to 10 adult answer packs available.  

 

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