Victorian Miner Virtual Session
Home / Learning / Victorian Miner Virtual Session

Victorian Miner Virtual Session

Book
Price
£60
Share

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.