Victorian Miner Virtual Session
What would life had been like for your pupils in the Victorian era? Your class will meet a character from the Victorian era who can tell them about life as a Victorian child.
After this virtual workshop your class will:
- Know the different jobs children did underground and how a family had to work together
- Understand the working conditions children had to endure underground in the early 1800’s
- Empathise with the children who worked underground and make comparisons between life then and now
- To consider the implications of the 1842 Mines Act and how it affected the lives of mining families.
- Develop literacy skills.