KING EDWARD MINE MUSEUM
 KING EDWARD MINE MUSEUM

Educational Opportunities for Schools

Key Stages 1-4

KS1 & KS2  ‘MINING – THEN AND NOW’

Pupils have demonstrations, a museum trail, a mill tour, handling opportunities and extension activities to choose from. Each pupil is given a FREE family ticket so they can bring their family back and enjoy the site all over again.

KS3  ‘MINING CULTURE – MY CORNWALL’

This cross-curricula session is ideal for activities week or cultural Learning Outside the Classroom (LOtC) opportunities. Students have a general visit to the site with a question sheet that encourages them to think about a range of issues around science, technology, Cornish history, the Cornish diaspora and economics.

KS4 APPLIED SCIENCE – RISK ASSESSMENT

Students working towards a GCSE Applied Science qualification carry out a REAL Risk Assessment (required coursework project) on a potentially risky site, which can be completed within the visit and then slotted straight into their course-work folder without any nagging from their teacher! All the necessary instructions, advice and RA sheets are provided.

Easter Fun at King Edward

Our new 'Croust Hut' cafe opens on Saturday 15th April 2017 in the newly restored Assay House and we will have an Easter Egg Hunt for all the family.

We start the summer with our  Annual Open Day on Sunday 30th April 2017

Gold Dust for Historians

King Edward Mine's specialist bookshop for Cornish mining and  history books.  See Shop for details.

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