Early Years

At Peterborough Museum

Storytelling

 

                 
                   

Under the Jurassic Sea

Be a mini palaeontologist, handle fossils and discover what creatures lived here in the age of the dinosaur.

Edith Cavell & other past lives

Visit Peterborough Infirmary as trainee nurses in 1911. Today we have a special visitor...

Toys from the Past

See how toys have changed over time and explore everyday materials through enquiry and play. Make a toy inspired from our collection.

At Vivacity Libraries

Targeted Work with Families

Working with families in your school to encourage parents to engage with their children’s literacy and build confidence in sharing books as a family.

Playgroup and Nursery Loans Service

Free collections of books loaned to nurseries, playgroups and registered childminders.

Key Stage 1

At Peterborough Museum

Storytelling

Under the Jurassic Sea

Be a mini palaeontologist, handle fossils and discover what creatures lived here in the age of the dinosaur.

Edith Cavell & other past lives

Visit Peterborough Infirmary as trainee nurses in 1911. Today we have a special visitor...

Toys from the Past

See how toys have changed over time and explore everyday materials through enquiry and play. Make a toy inspired from our collection.

At Longthorpe Tower

It's a Lord's Life

Explore this historical site on Peterborough's doorstep, sit on a garderobe and get to the bottom of medieval life!

At Vivacity Libraries

Introduction to the Library

Introduce students to their local library and encourage them to engage with the library service by reading for pleasure outside of school.

Themed Library Visits

Explore your class topic in greater depth and learn outside the classroom through activities based on the library materials and collections.

School Library Service

Receive library resources directly to your school to extend and deepen learning in the classroom and in your school library.

Boys into Books

Borrow collections of books specifically aimed at supporting your work encouraging your children to read more for pleasure.

From Vivacity Sports Centres

Disability Sports

At Vivacity we believe that sport and physical activity is important for all and should be accessible for people of all abilities. We run a weekly timetable if various sports outside of school hours to support children and adults of all ages with disabilities.

Extra Curricular Activities

We deliver a wide range of extra-curricular activities to primary and secondary schools across Peterborough at times to suit you.

First Aid Training

At Vivacity, we believe that First Aid is a life skill that people should learn from an early age, as you never know when it will be needed.

School Competitions

At Vivacity we think it is important for all children, both primary and secondary age to have greater access to in-school competitions and inter school competitions.

School Swimming Lessons

Our qualified swimming instructors deliver high quality swimming lessons to schools across the city.

Key Stage 2

At Flag Fen

Exploring Prehistoric Life

Dig It!

At Peterborough Museum

Victorian Medicine & Marvel

WWII: 10 May 1941

Story of Peterborough

Play and Pastimes

A Really Roman Day

Step back 2,000 years and experience the impact and 'Romanisation' and what happened locally first hand.

If Walls Could Talk...

From a Tudor room to a WWII air raid shelter, discover 500 years of local history as you meet past inhabitants!

At Vivacity Libraries

 

Introduction to the Library

Introduce students to their local library and encourage them to engage with the library service by reading for pleasure outside of school.

Themed Library Visits

Explore your class topic in greater depth and learn outside the classroom through activities based on the library materials and collections.

Author Visits

Introduce students to a professional author and inspire their reading, writing and love of books.

School Library Service

Receive library resources directly to your school to extend and deepen learning in the classroom and in your school library.

Boys into Books

Borrow collections of books specifically aimed at supporting your work encouraging your children to read more for pleasure.

At Vivacity Archives

History in Your Hands

Use the collections in Peterborough Archives to experience history from a different perspective with first hand evidence of historical events. Using archives is a powerful way of engaging with the past, developing vital research skills through deciphering primary sources.

From Vivacity Sports Centres

Disability Sports

At Vivacity we believe that sport and physical activity is important for all and should be accessible for people of all abilities. We run a weekly timetable if various sports outside of school hours to support children and adults of all ages with disabilities.

Extra Curricular Activities

We deliver a wide range of extra-curricular activities to primary and secondary schools across Peterborough at times to suit you.

First Aid Training

At Vivacity, we believe that First Aid is a life skill that people should learn from an early age, as you never know when it will be needed.

Schools Competitions

At Vivacity we think it is important for all children, both primary and secondary age to have greater access to in-school competitions and inter school competitions.

School Swimming Lessons

Our qualified swimming instructors deliver high quality swimming lessons to schools across the city.

Key Stage 3

At Flag Fen

Archaeological Science: Excavation

Archaeological Science: Water Biology

At Longthorpe Tower

Medieval Society

Medicine Through Time

Ghostly Tales

At Vivacity Libraries

Author Visits

Introduce students to a professional author and inspire their reading, writing and love of books.

Targeted Work With Families

Working with families in your school to encourage parents to engage with their children’s literacy and build confidence in sharing books as a family.

School Library Service

Receive library resources directly to your school to extend and deepen learning in the classroom and in your school library.

Boys into Books

Borrow collections of books specifically aimed at supporting your work encouraging your children to read more for pleasure.

History in Your Hands

Use the collections in Peterborough Archives to experience history from a different perspective with first hand evidence of historical events. Using archives is a powerful way of engaging with the past, developing vital research skills through deciphering primary sources.

Disability Sports

At Vivacity we believe that sport and physical activity is important for all and should be accessible for people of all abilities. We run a weekly timetable if various sports outside of school hours to support children and adults of all ages with disabilities.

Extra Curricular Activities

We deliver a wide range of extra-curricular activities to primary and secondary schools across Peterborough at times to suit you.

First Aid Training

At Vivacity, we believe that First Aid is a life skill that people should learn from an early age, as you never know when it will be needed.

Schools Competitions

At Vivacity we think it is important for all children, both primary and secondary age to have greater access to in-school competitions and inter school competitions.

School Swimming Lessons

Our qualified swimming instructors deliver high quality swimming lessons to schools across the city.

Key Stage 4

At Flag Fen

Archaeological Science: Excavation

Archaeological Science: Water Biology

At Longthorpe Tower

Medieval Society

Medicine Through Time

Ghostly Tales

From Vivacity Sports Centres

Disability Sports

At Vivacity we believe that sport and physical activity is important for all and should be accessible for people of all abilities. We run a weekly timetable if various sports outside of school hours to support children and adults of all ages with disabilities.

Extra Curricular Activities

We deliver a wide range of extra-curricular activities to primary and secondary schools across Peterborough at times to suit you.

First Aid

At Vivacity, we believe that First Aid is a life skill that people should learn from an early age, as you never know when it will be needed.

Schools Competitions

At Vivacity we think it is important for all children, both primary and secondary age to have greater access to in-school competitions and inter school competitions.