Rivers

About the visit

Join us at Bewdley Museum as we take an in-depth look at the River Severn. Through practical activities and walks around the town of Bewdley, pupils will find out about its history and geography, including the effects of flooding .

Topics Include

  • Setting the Scene
  • Features of Rivers
  • Flooding – impacts and defences
  • Riverside walk
  • Coracle making
  • Rope making
  • Clay pipe making
  • Artefact handling
  • And more

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Curriculum elements

Key stage 2

  • Human geography including types of settlement and land use economic activity including trade links.
  • Physical geography of rivers.

River Severn bridge at Bewdley

What's included

  • Learning sessions at Bewdley Museum
  • Activity sheets and other resources
  • Private room for the whole day

Booking arrangements, costs and availability

Available all year round

Cost £7.50 per pupil, accompanying adults are free of charge.

Maximum of one school class