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Borrow our resources for interactive classroom learning

From handling real and replica historical objects to dressing up as a pharaoh and embalming our mummification doll, our loans boxes bring the past to life in your classroom. Packed with objects to engage your students and suggestions for activities, our boxes cover a wide range of topics, including those listed below. For the latest information, download a schools newsletter.

Loan boxes

Available to borrow for a 3 week minimum period.

Please click on the box title to see what is in included.

History: Changes within living memory
Toys & Games of the Past

History: Changes within living memory
Beside the Seaside

History: Changes within living memory
At Home with the Victorians

History: Tudors

At Home with the Tudors

History: Second World War
The Home Front

History: Early Civilisations
Ancient Egypt

History: Early Civilisations

Prehistoric Life

History: The Roman Empire

At Home with the Romans

History: First World War

Life on the Home Front

History: First World War

Life on the Front Line

History: Local History

Crime and Punishment in Hertfordshire

History: Local History

School Life in Hertford

Science: Fossils



“The students found it really enlightening and it was great to see their faces when trying to work out what the objects were” History Teacher, John Warner School.

“It has really enhanced their enthusiasm for the topic. The box is fantastic” Year 1 teacher, Giles Nursery and Infant School.

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Telephone: 01992 582686


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