Learning Articles

The Box | Digital badges for teachers
News - Jul 2021

Digital badges for teachers

Teachers who use The Box’s online Learning Resources or attend one of our CPD events for teachers can now earn a digital badge.

The Box | Screens in Salons
News - Jun 2021

Community engagement across the city: Screens in Salons

As part of a successful funding bid from the British Film Institute, The Box has started a new scheme showing a curated selection of archive film footage from its collections in unusual places.

The Box | Behind the Scenes: Creating our family trails
News - Jun 2021

Behind the Scenes: Creating our family trails

Visiting The Box with young children? Our trails are designed to encourage families to experience our collections and galleries together. Here, our Senior Engagement and Learning Officer explores the process of creating them.

The Box | Join The Box’s fortnightly online ‘Culture Club’
Press Release - Feb 2021

Join The Box’s fortnightly online ‘Culture Club’

Would you like to find out more about some of Plymouth’s most important collections – and get the chance to explore them in different ways? Thanks to a new fortnightly ‘Culture Club’ which will be launched by The Box on 18 March, you can do just that!

The Box | Curriculum Challenges for homeschoolers
News - Jan 2021

Curriculum Challenges for homeschoolers

We're full of admiration for everyone who is currently home schooling their children. If you're looking for some different or extra ways to inspire them, we hope these challenges help. Take your pick and try one, a few or all of them!

Schools Update: Visits, workshops and online resources
News - Sep 2020

Schools Update: Visits, workshops and online resources

As schools return to the classroom, we're busy counting down to the opening of The Box. After a very unusual few months, it's a time for new beginnings. We're marking this by launching a suite of new resources and activities to support schools so they can explore the history of the voyage of the Mayflower.

Creative Curriculum Challenges
News - May 2020

Creative Curriculum Challenges

Welcome to our weekly 'Creative Curriculum Challenges', designed to support home schooling during these unprecedented times.

New schools programme at The Box is ready for lift off
Press Release - Feb 2020

New schools programme at The Box is ready for lift off

Teachers and students can start planning their visits to The Box – thanks to a new schools programme which has launched today.