Caphouse

Technology Gallery

See some of the tools of the trade and learn how they were used.

Understand how computers on the surface monitored everything going on underground.

Pupils can use this gallery to gain a better understanding of:

Key Stage One (KS1)  

  •         English – spoken language
  •         History  -local study
  •         Science – working scientifically

 

Key Stage Two (KS2)

  •         English – spoken language
  •         History  -local study – Victorians
  •         Science – working scientifically, Rocks, Light

Key Stage Three (KS3)

  •         English – spoken language, vocabulary development
  •         History –Industrial Revolution
  •         Science – working scientifically

Victorian Gallery

Find out how the year 1842 changed the lives of women and children forever.

Schools will find this gallery useful for explaining: 

Key Stage One (KS1)

  •         English – spoken language
  •         History  -local study

Key Stage Two (KS2)

  •         English – spoken language
  •         History  -local study – Victorians

Key Stage Three (KS3)

  •         English – spoken language, vocabulary development
  •         History – Industrial revolution, Local History

Pithead Baths

Experience the place where miners started and ended their working day.

This gallery will enhance students understanding of:

Key Stage One (KS1)  

  •         English – spoken language
  •         History  -local study

Key Stage Two (KS2)

  •         English – spoken language
  •         History  -local study

Key Stage Three (KS3)

  •         English – spoken language, vocabulary development
  •         History – Local study

Weighbridge

See Alan having a working lunch and see how coal was transported after it had left the pit.

Steam Winding House

Visit our steam-winding engine which, for over 100 years, moved men and coal in and out of the pit.

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