Schools

The Dacorum Heritage Trust is an Accredited Museum with collections covering the whole of the Dacorum area. Why not add an extra dimension to your history lessons by using one of our resources?


Object Loan Boxes

Curatorial staff have worked with three local teachers to ensure the boxes and their contents fit in with the National Curriculum requirements.  Each exciting box contains A3 laminated photos, objects from the collection, replica artefacts and a resource pack with class and group activities.

A charge of £10 per box for a month long loan, plus a £50 returnable deposit is required. To request an Object Loan Box booking form, please email collectionsmanager@dacorumheritage.org.uk or call us on 01442 879525

Our loan box themes are:

We are currently trialing a delivery option for schools within the area of Dacorum.  This is an additional cost of £5.

LoanboxVictorian

Victorians Object Loan Box for schools.

LoanboxROMAN

Romans and Archaeology Object Loan Box for schools.

 

NEW LOAN BOX AVAILABLE

Our Pre-history loan box is now available! It includes a variety of resources, including information and items tailored specifically for our area of West Hertfordshire and exciting replicas of flint tools and arrow heads. We hope it will be a really useful classroom resource! Find out more here.

Prehistory loan boxSchool Workshops/ Classroom Sessions

We can tailor-make exciting and informative classroom sessions for you, so please contact us at collectionsmanager@dacorumheritage.org.uk or call 01442 879525 and we can discuss any of your ideas, subjects or themes.

Please have a look at our past workshops on the News page.

Looking at two Victorian samplers.

Looking at two Victorian samplers.

Second World War Resource

‘Digging for Victory in Dacorum’ is a resource pack for schools based on our past exhibition about the Home Front during the Second World War. This 85 page, A4 booklet has 81 illustrations and includes sections on: Evacuation, The Land Army, Rationing and Bovingdon Airfield.

Available to buy from the Museum Store or click here to buy online: £5.00

The E2BN gallery website

The Dacorum Heritage Trust has been added to the E2BN website, which means a number of our images are available for schools to browse and download. Click on the link above, scroll down and select our logo.

 

Are you a school from Tring? how about visiting the Tring Local History Museum.

Visit the website here

The Dacorum Heritage Trust Ltd.

The Museum Store, Clarence Road, Berkhamsted, Herts HP4 3YL

Telephone/Fax 01442 879525   Email info@dacorumheritage.org.uk

Registered in England No. 2851313 | Registered Charity No. 1026161 | Accredited Museum No. 1594 | Status: Fully accredited museum.