Ambassadors of Hull

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Aims

  • To become familiar with Hull city centre and its many historical locations.
  • To learn about the role of an ambassador and what the term means.
  • To be able to name historic and current ambassadors of Hull and explain why they are important to our history.
  • To build children’s enthusiasm in the City of Hull so they feel ownership for their city.
  • To encourage children to continue to research the history of their city and have a desire to contribute to its future.
  • To feel a sense of pride about the city that they live in.

The Visit

  • Morning workshop at the KCOM Learning Zone with group discussions about Hull’s history, future plans and developments, famous landmarks and people who have influenced the city’s development over the centuries.
  • Field research (supervised and supported), going out into the city centre with questionnaires, asking people’s views of the city and why Hull is important as a city and as a Port.
  • Further workshops compiling the information from the surveys and feeding back to the whole group.
  • Treasure hunt—further fieldwork following the ‘Ambassador Trail’.
  • Final group discussions about Hull’s heritage and history and City of Culture.

Ambassadors of Bridlington

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  • To become familiar with Bridlington and its many historical locations
  • To learn about the role of an ambassador and what the term means
  • To be able to name historic and current ambassadors of Bridlington and explain why they are important to its history
  • To build children’s enthusiasm for the town of Bridlington so they feel a sense of ownership and pride
  • To encourage children to continue to research the history of their town and have a desire to contribute to its future

The Visit

  • Morning workshop at Brid Spa with group discussions about Bridlington’s history, famous landmarks and people who have influenced the town’s development over the centuries
  • Field research (supervised) outside to ask the public’s views of the town and why Bridlington is important
  • Further workshop to compile the information from the surveys and feedback to the group
  • Lunch
  • Afternoon walking tour of key historical sites in Bridlington
  • Final group discussions about Bridlington’s heritage and history

Trawling from Hull

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Aims

  • To understand what trawling is
  • To understand what life was like on a trawler
  • To understand why water is so important to Hull
  • To name some sea creatures caught by trawlers
  • To understand the dangers of trawling
  • To feel a sense of pride about Hull’s fishing history
  • To consider the future industry of Hull

 

Itinerary

  • Welcome and introduction at the KCOM Learning Zone
  • Quiz the public
  • Internet research on life aboard a trawler
  • Guess the sea creatures activity
  • Internet research on the Triple Trawler Tragedy
  • Lunch
  • City centre walk to find out about Hull’s trawling past
  • Present research findings
  • Certificates and closing

Ambassadors of Hornsea

Aims

  • To become familiar with Hornsea and its many historical locations.
  • To learn about the role of an ambassador and what the term means.
  • To be able to name historic and current ambassadors of Hornsea and explain why they are important to its history.
  • To build children’s enthusiasm in the town of Hornsea so they feel ownership for their town.
  • To encourage children to continue to research the history of their town and have a desire to contribute to its future.
  • Children to feel a sense of pride about the town that they live in.

The Visit

  • Morning workshop at Hornsea Library with group discussions about Hornsea’s history,future plans and developments, famous landmarks and people who have influenced the town’s development over the centuries.
  • Field research (supervised and supported), going out into the town centre with questionnaires, asking people’s views of the town and why Hornsea is important .
  • Further workshops compiling the information from the surveys and feeding back to the whole group.
  • Treasure hunt—further fieldwork following the ‘Ambassador Trail’.
  • Final group discussions about Hornsea’s heritage and history

St Stephen’s Experience

See the source imageThe St Stephen’s Experience gives children the opportunity to see behind the scenes of a shopping centre and learn about the different jobs involved.

Aims

  • To provide children with a workplace experience to raise aspirations for future careers
  • To learn how a shopping centre works and the different skills needed to make it run smoothly
  • To discuss and understand the importance of health and safety in the workplace
  • To develop an understanding of customer service and what is needed to ensure positive customer feedback
  • To gain an understanding of how the design of a shopping centre can affect how successful it is
  • To inspire children to pursue work experience opportunities in the retail industry
  • To promote speaking and listening skills and encourage team work

The Visit

  • Welcome and introduction
  • Meet staff and learn about their roles
  • See behind the scenes with a VIP tour of the centre including security and waste management
  • Clipboard challenge task
  • View from the roof – see the city and the centre design
  • Meet and chat over lunch in the Chill Out Zone
  • Interactive quiz about what they have seen and heard during the day

Humber Cruises

Aims


  • To learn about the economy of the region through the River Humber Estuary
  • To understand how the transport networks are vital to the economy and people of Hull
  • To learn about the Humber and types of jobs that are based around, and are reliant upon, the Humber Estuary and the Hull docks
  • To experience a cruise along the Humber to gain an understanding of the shape, size, depth, dangers and the beauty of the Humber
  • To view major landmarks of the city from a different perspective and from the Humber
  • To understand the role of Hull and the Humber in world trade

The Visit


  • A full day cruise along the River Humber with workshops and activities
  • An opportunity to ‘sail a ship’

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