Learning Resources

Learning Resources

Explore our range of free online and downloadable learning resources, designed to support pupils' learning in the classroom, during school trips, and at home.

Romans In Peterborough

A whistle stop guide to the Romans in Peterborough and the development of Durobrivae.
This video was kindly produced with the help of the Friends of Peterborough Museum.

Roman Pottery: Image Bank

Use these high quality images to explore some examples of Roman Pottery produced here in Peterborough during the Roman period.

Design a Roman Flagon

Colouring in sheet. Design your own Roman Face Spouted Flagon. You can learn about Roman Pottery in our Image Bank Resource.

Toys from the Past : Image Bank

Use these high quality images to explore toys from the past, perfect for topics looking at playtime, childhood and materials.

Peterborough Windrush

KS2, KS3
This resource supports the teaching of migration. The aim is to extend learners understanding of the Windrush Generation, to develop empathy, and to raise awareness of the contributions the Caribbean community has made to the UK and Peterborough.

Peterborough Rocks: City Centre Trail

Peterborough is chock-a-rock with interesting geology and fossils! ​Become hardened geology explorers as you uncover Peterborough's hidden gems on this city centre trail.

Making Fossils: Salt Dough Activity

Discover how fossils are formed and have a go at creating your own prehistoric salt dough creatures.

Issy and the Leedsichthys

Cambridge storyteller Marion Leeper brings the Jurassic seas to life as they tell the tale of Issy, a lost sea creature on a journey to discover what they are.

Our Journey

What makes Peterborough...Peterborough? discover stories from our shared past and see the changing face of our city.

Large Print Guides

Large print guides for all of our permanent galleries can be found on our Accessibility page. These guides also make fantastic pre/post-visit resources, containing a wealth of information on our displays and the history of Peterborough.

Digital Resources

Here we list some of our favourite resources for learning about Peterborough's history.

From exploring old maps and modern LIDAR, to reading the latest news about community excavations in your area.

External Resources

Big Jurassic Fish

Inspire and support classroom learning on the big fish and all things Jurassic Peterborough.

School Trips

Explore our learning programme, tailored to support pupils’ learning of all ages. Our award-winning programme of has the museum collection at its heart offering immersive learning experiences outside of the classroom during your schools visit. Bring the Museum to you! with outreach sessions and loan boxes.

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