Schools

At SLT Fire Station we welcome visits from schools and youth groups. We offer wide range of activities for different ages.

Schools Workshops

All school and group visits (except Early Years) will include a tour with a history of the building in addition to your chosen activity.

All visits are FREE

If you would like to book a visit, please email cassie@sltfirestation.org

 

Early years

Story time and dressing up

Duration: 60minutes

Time to dress up as a Victorian Fire Fighter and enjoy a Storytime session that uses music, movement and stories to learn about the being a fire fighter.

 

Key Stage 1

Build a fire engine
Duration: 60minutes

Can you build a fire engine for the future? Get hands on as we investigate how fire engines have changed over time.
KS1: Design and Technology, Mathematics & History

 

Key Stage 2 & 3

Build a fire engine
Duration: 90minutes

Can you build a replica of a Victorian fire engine or can you design a better one for the future? Get hands on as we investigate how fire stations have changed over time and explore the history of SLT Fire Station.
Design and Technology, History

Poster Art
Duration: 90minutes

Design a poster that would have encouraged people to join the Metropolitan Fire Brigade. Learn how to use shape colour and composition to create an eye-catching design.
Art and Design, Literacy

Dressing the part
Duration: 90minutes

Using the extensive SLT wardrobe you will dress a character. You will learn about how a large wardrobe department works, what it takes to dress a character and get to explore historical costumes, contemporary accessories and fantastic pantomime collection.
History, Literacy

Poetry
Duration: 90minutes

Create a piece of poetry that reflects the life of the Fire Station. Explore what we mean by poetry and understand the term ‘metaphor’ .
History, Literacy

 

Key Stage 4 & Youth Groups

 

No Business, like Show Business
Duration: 2.5 hours

Putting on a successful show takes more than remembering your lines. During this workshop you will learn about design, producing and marketing a show, you will then be given the opportunity to pitch your idea for a piece of theatre.

 

Technical
Duration: 90 minutes

Learn about using lighting and sound to create atmosphere and how it enhances your theatre experience. During the workshop you will have the opportunity to create different atmospheres with light and colour and to create sound effects on and off stage.

 

Dressing the part
Duration: 90minutes

Using the extensive SLT wardrobe you will dress a character. You will learn about how a large wardrobe department works, what it takes to dress a character and get to explore historical costumes, contemporary accessories and fantastic pantomime collection. You will create a mood board and design your own costume for a character.

 

If you would like to book a visit or have an enquiry, please email cassie@sltfirestation.org