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Essentials for Schools
For details on insurance, risk assessments, fire evacuation and child protection, this document will help in planning a visit.

School Visits: Frequently Asked Questions
Take a look at our FAQ for answers and advice about an upcoming visit.

Teacher Info Pack
Including a brief timeline and summary of our key stories, as well as details of facilities.

Risk Assessment
View our current risk assessment.

National Curriculum Criteria
A visit to the Bar Convent meets National Curriculum criteria for Key Stage 2 and Key Stage 3 for History and Religious Education.

Classroom Discussion Topics (KS2 History & KS2 RE)
Ideas for further discussion based around a visit to the Bar Convent or its history.

Answers to Quizzes and Activity Sheets
... for teachers' eyes only!


Timeline: The Bar Convent
A chronological guide to our first three-hundred years.

Timeline: The Life of Mary Ward
A timeline to help pupils explore the life and times of Mary Ward, detailing events in her life alongside wider British and European history.

Quick Definitions
A handy guide to some on-topic terms and key phrases. Useful for our crossword!

Our Stories for KS2 & Our Stories for KS3
Introduce pupils to key characters from the history of the Bar Convent, from Henry VIII to Margaret Clitherow and Mary Ward.



Crossword & Word Search
Just for fun! Test your Bar Convent knowledge with our puzzles.

KS1 Activity Booklet: Who Was Mary Ward?
Aimed at pupils aged 5-7, our activity booklet works well with the Mary Ward Timeline to help children explore a historical figure.

KS2 Museum Quiz Trail & KS3 Museum Quiz Trail
Download and print our museum quiz trails ahead of your visit.

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