Key Stage 1 and 2 Citizenship, History, English and Drama 

Through role play, costume and object handling, discover what life was like in Victorian Britain and how St John Ambulance came to play such an important role in the nation’s health care. 

Learning Outcomes: 
  • Know what first aid is 
  • Understand why St John Ambulance was so important in Victorian Britain 
  • Be able to handle and use museum collections to find out about the past 
  • Know about the role of St John Ambulance today 

How to book

The Museum is free to visit however, workshops are charged at £2.50 per child plus VAT. 

If your school is based within Islington, workshops can be arranged free of charge through 11 by 11. The Museum’s participation in this scheme is supported by a grant from The Goldsmiths’ Company Charity.

For Greater London schools for whom the cost of a workshop may be prohibitive (e.g. schools with a high number of pupils eligible for Pupil Premium), please contact us as it may be possible to waive the charge

Please note that booking is essential even for self-guided visits.

For more information or to book one of our workshops, please contact us. Please note that for 2021, school visits will only be able to take place on Tuesdays and Wednesdays when the Museum is closed to the public.