Big City Stories

On Tuesday, year 6 curated their own pop-up museum. This ‘Museum of Me’ exhibited objects of personal significance to the children, which they chose and wrote index cards for. The children reflected on their choice, what it says about them and their heritage, and how they might pass the object on to future generations.

The museum formed part of a day-long workshop exploring the children’s cultural heritage and black heritage in London. Through discussion and watching short films showing life in our city throughout the 20th century, the children learnt about the lives of London’s different communities.