Subject-specific outreach programme 2020-2021

We're using the current situation as an opportunity to review our outreach offer for both 2020/21 and the future years. We're busy working to provide alternative ways for teachers, schools and pupils to engage with us, alongside our more traditional face-to-face interactions which we hope to return to in the future.  

Please check the website for regular updates and ensure you are signed up to relevant mailing lists as we’ll be keeping everyone up to date via these:

  • Sign up for the School of Arts, Languages and Cultures mailing list by getting in touch using the contact details at the bottom of the page.
  • Sign up to the University's central WP team lists here

We have put together online resources:

We also welcome the opportunity to share best practice with colleagues in schools, colleges and other organisations, to ensure we are providing you and your students with useful information in the most relevant and effective way. Please do not hesiate to get in touch via our contact details at the bottom of this page.     

Subject-specific events & resources

Most of our events are free to attend unless otherwise stated.

American Studies Resources and events

Letters to a President 

A national writing competition for pupils in Years 9-13

This spring the University of Manchester’s programme in American Studies is asking UK school students in Years 9- 13 to write “Letters to a President”, to the incoming US presidential administration.
The competition officially launches on 21 January, following the inauguration of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris, and will close on 30 April 2021.
We are asking students in years 9-13 to write about their hopes for this new, and historic, administration. Your letters should be brief, no more than 500 words, but longer than a Tweet. You might want to engage global issues, of racial justice, environmental policy, migration, international trade, political representation, and the pandemic.
We will be supporting the competition with creative writing workshops in late February and March 2021.

For full details and how to enter, see the competition webpage

Civil Rights Histories for A-Level

KS5 (A-level)

Our Y1 American Studies students are undertaking a project with Dr Andrew Fearnley this autumn. In the past fifteen years, there has been a burst of new and innovative studies of the US black freedom struggle. The purpose of this project is to produce a short booklet – in consultation with A level teachers - that outlines some of the ways in which this scholarship has changed, and which offers fresh approaches for those teaching the subject at A-Level.

Get involved and find more information here

Online: Lecture on "US Presidents and Civil Rights"

KS5 (A-level)

At a time when international attention is once more focused on the US presidency, and in a year when millions have mobilized in the US and around the world to demonstrate that Black Lives Matter, Dr. Andrew Fearnley considers the role that presidents played in ‘advancing the position of African Americans’ in the period from the US Civil War to the passage of the Voting Rights Act. Contrary to the popular, cinematic depiction of this issue, which generally portrays the president as a primary force in the country’s social and political advancement, Fearnley shows instead how the presidential record in this realm is, with a few notable exceptions, remarkably limited. The lecture is accompanied by a handout which is available for download. All of these materials were produced and recorded in late September 2020. Further details about the University of Manchester's American Studies programme can be found here.

Download the handout (pdf)

This video was recorded on September 30, 2020 - the topic was requested by a local Sixth Form 

Online: American Studies @ Manchester Podcast

Our new American Studies podcast explores US literature, history, culture and politics through the eyes of students and lecturers at the University of Manchester. Episodes highlight our current research and interviews with visiting speakers. Access the podcast on Soundcloud.

University of Manchester Library Visits and Resources (partly online)

KS5

Our library offers reference facilities to north-west sixth form and mature students and their teachers to help with A-level, AVCE and Access course work. Furthermore, teachers can arrange for their post-16 students to visit The University of Manchester campus to support them with the Extended Project Qualification for their students.

For further details and to explore online resources, please see our library's Widening Participation page.

Archaeology & Egyptology resources & events

Online: Virtual Visit Day - Meet the department 

KS5, KS4

Our Department of Classics, Ancient History, Archaeology and Egyptology has put together a virtual visit day. Come and meet us online: explore our degree subjects and watch our lecturers present their research specialisms. This content is geared towards Sixth Formers interested in studying the ancient world and/or ancient languages at degree level, but could also be of interest to Y11 students considering Ancient History, Classical Civilisation or Classics at A level.

Online: Prehistory to Primary Schools Project

KS1-3

Prehistory (the ‘Stone Age’ to Iron Age) is now on the national curriculum, but it may seem like quite a daunting or difficult thing to teach, as there are not always resources available to get classes engaged with people living thousands of years in the past. A team of Archaeologists at the University of Manchester have created a set of free resources that can help bring prehistory to life in the classroom, combining information booklets, comics, 3D printed artefacts, digital resources and classroom activities that teachers can use to create flexible and detailed teaching.

Details  & Resource Download

Explore the project in more detail and access our resources here   

Online: Podcast "Discovering the Ancient World" 

Discover the Department of Classics, Ancient History, Archaeology and Egyptology's podcast with fascinating new research about the ancient world. 

Online: Archaeology Taster lectures 

Hear about our academics' research and explore the type of content our Archaeology students engage in:

  •  Ancient Egypt: Dr Nicky Nielsen tells us about his fieldwork at Tell Nabasha in Egypt.
  • Vikings in Scotland: Dr Hannah Cobb shows us her amazing Viking finds from Western Scotland.

  • Life and Death in Neolithic Britain: Professor Julian Thomas discusses his ongoing fieldwork project investigating a Neolithic monument complex over 5500 years old.
  • Hot Topics in Greek Prehistory:Dr Ina Berg tells us about some of the exciting current research taking place in the Mediterranean.
  • Bog Bodies in Britain: Dr Mel Giles gives us an insight into her work with Iron Age Bog Bodies, including her new research on ‘Worsley Man’.

Online: Free Egyptology Courses

Our colleagues in Egyptology offer free online courses including a course for primary school KS2. 

University of Manchester Library Visits and Resources (partly online)

Our library offers reference facilities to north-west sixth form and mature students and their teachers to help with A-level, AVCE and Access course work. Furthermore, teachers can arrange for their post-16 students to visit The University of Manchester campus to support them with the Extended Project Qualification for their students. 

For further details and to explore their online learning resources, please see our library's Widening Participation page.   

Art History resources & events

Online: Taster Lecture

For a taste of Art History at The University of Manchester, Chrisoula Lionis has prepared this sample lecture:

"An Introduction to Humour and Contemporary Palestinian Art"

Online: The Whitworth at Home 

Explore our art gallery's online activities.    

Online: Manchester Museum in Quarantine

Our on-campus museum also has online exhibits and more on their "in quarantine" website.   

University of Manchester Library Visits and Resources (partly online)

Our library offers reference facilities to north-west sixth form and mature students and their teachers to help with A-level, AVCE and Access course work. Furthermore, teachers can arrange for their post-16 students to visit The University of Manchester campus to support them with the Extended Project Qualification for their students. 

For further details and to explore their online resources, please see our library's Widening Participation page.   

Classics and Ancient History resources & events

Online: Virtual Visit Day - Meet the department 

KS5, KS4

Our Department of Classics, Ancient History, Archaeology and Egyptology has put together a virtual visit day. Come and meet us online: explore our degree subjects and watch our lecturers present their research specialisms. This content is geared towards Sixth Formers interested in studying the ancient world and/or ancient languages at degree level, but could also be of interest to Y11 students considering Ancient History, Classical Civilisation or Classics at A level.

Online: Podcast "Discovering the Ancient World" 

Discover the Department of Classics, Ancient History, Archaeology and Egyptology's podcast with fascinating new research about the ancient world.

Online: Millennial Classicist on YouTube

Dr Maria Haley, Hub Co-ordinator for Classics for All Manchester, produces videos for her own (university) students, as well as sixth formers. Explore Greek tragedy, academic skills and more on the Millennial Classicist YouTube channel.

Online: Classics Clips & Taster Lectures

Staff in the Department of Classics and Ancient History have recorded short taster lectures, which you can explore here

We have also recorded a series of taster lectures:

  • Ancient History 1: Dr Peter Liddell on Herodotus and the Ionian Revolt 
  • Ancient History 2: Prof Christian Laes on what a Latin incription can tell us  
  • Classics 1: Prof Alison Sharrock examines the story of Pyramus and Thisbe in Ovid's Metamorphoses 
  • Classics 2: Dr Tom Phillips discusses Sappho's lovesongs 

Online: Manchester Museum in Quarantine

Our on-campus museum has online exhibits, resources and more on their "in quarantine" website.     

Classics for All

Funded by the national charity Classics for All, Manchester Classics for All (MCfA) is a scheme that provides access to Latin, Ancient Greek and Classics in state schools across North West England. The project is run in partnership with the Manchester Classical Association and the University of Manchester.

Manchester Classic for All Hub Co-ordinator: Maria Haley, email: maria.haley@manchester.ac.uk.  

University of Manchester Library Visits and Resources (partly online)

Our library offers reference facilities to north-west sixth form and mature students and their teachers to help with A-level, AVCE and Access course work. Furthermore, teachers can arrange for their post-16 students to visit The University of Manchester campus to support them with the Extended Project Qualification for their students. 

For further details, please see our library's Widening Participation page.   

Drama and Film Studies resources & events

Martin Harris Centre programme

The Martin Harris Centre for Music and Drama is our venue for a host of inspirational Music and Drama performances. (Charges apply to some events)

University of Manchester Library Visits and Resources

Our library offers reference facilities to north-west sixth form and mature students and their teachers to help with A-level, AVCE and Access course work. Furthermore, teachers can arrange for their post-16 students to visit The University of Manchester campus to support them with the Extended Project Qualification for their students. 

For further details, please see our library's Widening Participation page.   

English Language and Linguistics resources & events

Letters to a President

A national writing competition for pupils in Years 9-13

This spring the University of Manchester’s programme in American Studies is asking UK school students in Years 9- 13 to write “Letters to a President”, to the incoming US presidential administration.
The competition officially launches on 21 January, following the inauguration of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris, and will close on 30 April 2021.
We are asking students in years 9-13 to write about their hopes for this new, and historic, administration. Your letters should be brief, no more than 500 words, but longer than a Tweet. You might want to engage global issues, of racial justice, environmental policy, migration, international trade, political representation, and the pandemic.
We will be supporting the competition with creative writing workshops in late February and March 2021.

For full details and how to enter, see the competition webpage.

Online: Our Dialects & Multilingual Manchester

KS4 & 5

Students can learn about the lexical, phonological and syntactic variation in the English language across the UK with our interactive maps (use Internet Explorer or Microsoft Edge to see the maps) or explore the many different languages spoken in Manchester with the Multilingual Manchester Data Tool. There is also the LinguaSnapp app which allows you to contribute to this.

Online: Taster Lecture "What is Linguistics?"

KS4 & 5

Find out what the discipline of Linguistics is concerned with and explore our department's approach to it in this short taster lecture by Dr Wendell Kimper.    

Online: Why Study Linguistics

KS4 & 5

Alina, one of our students, talks about what we mean by "Linguistics", what studying Linguistics and/or English Language at university entails and what careers this could lead to. 

Find her talk on our Why Study... website   

University of Manchester Library Visits and Resources (partly online)

KS5 

Our library offers reference facilities to north-west sixth form and mature students and their teachers to help with A-level, AVCE and Access course work. Furthermore, teachers can arrange for their post-16 students to visit The University of Manchester campus to support them with the Extended Project Qualification for their students. 

For further details, see our library's Widening Participation web page.   

English Literature and American Studies resources & events

Letters to a President

A national writing competition for pupils in Years 9-13

This spring the University of Manchester’s programme in American Studies is asking UK school students in Years 9- 13 to write “Letters to a President”, to the incoming US presidential administration.
The competition officially launches on 21 January, following the inauguration of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris, and will close on 30 April 2021.
We are asking students in years 9-13 to write about their hopes for this new, and historic, administration. Your letters should be brief, no more than 500 words, but longer than a Tweet. You might want to engage global issues, of racial justice, environmental policy, migration, international trade, political representation, and the pandemic.
We will be supporting the competition with creative writing workshops in late February and March 2021.

For full details and how to enter, see the competition webpage.

Online: Star Lectures 

KS 4 & 5

Dr Jerome De Groot: Shakespeare's Cultural Legacy  

Watch a recording of Dr Jerome De Groot's lecture on Shakespeare and his cultural legacy here

Dr Ingrid Hanson & Dr Douglas Clark: Frankenstein - Inheritance and Legacy

This lecture explores the sources and ideas that influenced the creation of Shelley’s work and traces the impact this immensely popular story had upon a later generation of writers and artists.

Online: Centre for New Writing 

Schools Poetry Competition - winners' showcase   

Presented by the Centre for New Writing and Creative Manchester, the Schools Poetry Competition 2020 was themed around Climate Change, and four Manchester schools participated. Here we showcase the winning poems from each school.

Centre for New Writing Podcast

Updates about our extremely talented and inspiring CNW Staff, student and alumni latest publications and reviews and information about the Centre for New Writing Podcast which you can tune into online here.

University of Manchester Library Visits and Resources (partly online)

Our library offers reference facilities to north-west sixth form and mature students and their teachers to help with A-level, AVCE and Access course work. Furthermore, teachers can arrange for their post-16 students to visit The University of Manchester campus to support them with the Extended Project Qualification for their students. 

For further details and to explore online resources, please see our library's Widening Participation page.   

History resources & events

Letters to a President

A national writing competition for pupils in Years 9-13

 This spring the University of Manchester’s programme in American Studies is asking UK school students in Years 9- 13 to write “Letters to a President”, to the incoming US presidential administration.

The competition officially launches on 21 January, following the inauguration of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris, and will close on 30 April 2021. 
We are asking students in years 9-13 to write about their hopes for this new, and historic, administration. Your letters should be brief, no more than 500 words, but longer than a Tweet. You might want to engage global issues, of racial justice, environmental policy, migration, international trade, political representation, and the pandemic.
We will be supporting the competition with creative writing workshops in late February and March 2021.

 For full details and how to enter, see the competition webpage.

Online: Why does History matter, and what do Historians do?

Y10, Y11, Y12

Run in collaboration with Greater Manchester Higher and Scarisbrick Hall School, the Great Hall Lecture Series featured Dr Eloise Moss from the Department of History at University of Manchester in February 2021. 

This lecture looks at the detective work of History: how research is done, and how History is written by historians, to ask some fundamental questions about the role History plays in our society: Why does History change? How is it that there are different versions of the same historical events, or that we sometimes realise that we need to change our understanding of the past altogether? Why are some people’s voices silenced, their stories left untold, while other people become the ‘famous faces’ of the past, such as Kings, Queens, and politicians? And what do historians actually do that means their version of History can be relied upon more than others? 

We look together at these bigger questions as well as some specific examples of how the study of History can help us understand historic systems of inequality and discrimination, particularly discussing the Jack the Ripper murders and other major events in the history of crime. We also talk about different ways everyone can get involved in researching and bringing to light the hidden stories of the past, whether through family history, school and community projects, or through blogging and social media, and why doing this is important.

How to watch:
The lecture recording can be accessed by anyone via Microsoft Teams using this weblink: http://bit.ly/ghls3 

Online: The Black 14 - Sport, Student Protest & Social Justice

Over fifty years ago, fourteen Black football players from the University of Wyoming took a principled stand against racial injustice at great personal cost.

On Monday 23 November 2020, the Race, Roots and Resistance collective, the History Department and Creative Manchester at The University of Manchester hosted this in-depth conversation with original members of ‘The Black 14’, exploring sport, student protest and social justice in the age of #BlackLivesMatter.

The recording is available on YouTube.

Warning: offensive language is used at 23:14 as part of a verbatim quote which reflects the language and attitudes of the 1960s

Online: Researching Black British History

In this live event recording of 22 October 2020, academic staff and research students from the University of Manchester share insights into their current research projects on Black British History. They also discuss  partnership with the Ahmed Iqbal Ullah Race Relations Resource Centre, archives at a local and national level, and how to conduct oral history interviews.

Online: US History A-level resources

Our Department of American Studies has made Alevel resources available - see "American Studies events and resources" 

Online: Star Lectures

KS3-5

Prof David Olusoga: Keynote Lecture at the KS3/4 Black History Study Day 2019

Watch our Professor of Public History, David Olusoga, give a fascinating insight exploring British Black History.   

Dr Chris Godden: British Propaganda during WWI (KS5)

As part of the WW1 centenary, Dr Chris Godden examined the ways in which British men and women understood the war while it was being fought, as well as analysing the role played by British government propagandists. Watch online here

Online: Lockdown Lectures

KS4-5

Watch our Professors of Public History, Prof David Olusoga and Prof Michael Wood, talk about their careers and their research. There is also a q&a with one of our students.   

Online: History workshop on Manchester's Social History

KS3

In this video, Adam Waddingham, a History PhD student, shares activities with you to help you understand the social history of Manchester, and the benefits of studying History.

Find his workshop on our "Why Study" talks page.

Online: History of Medicine Digital Resource

KS4

The Museum of Medicine and Health, in the Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health, holds one of the most extensive collections of medical artefacts in England. The museum holds over 8,000 objects relating to the history of teaching and practicing medicine, housed in the Stopford Building where the Medical School is based. 

Our colleagues at the Museum have produced a new History of Medicine digital resource to support home learning as well as satisfy the curiosities of anyone interested in Manchester’s health care past. The resource explores 19th & 20th century medical objects from the Museum of Medicine and Health, and contains thought-provoking questions about the origins and uses of these objects.

Themes in the resource echo the National Curriculum Key Stage 4 History Module “Medicine Through Time” and each object in focus has a local connection to the city of Manchester.

You can find this resource on the Manchester Museum in Quarantine website. Or download it directly here

University of Manchester Library Visits and Resources (partly online)

Our library offers reference facilities to north-west sixth form and mature students and their teachers to help with A-level, AVCE and Access course work. Furthermore, teachers can arrange for their post-16 students to visit The University of Manchester campus to support them with the Extended Project Qualification for their students. 

For further details & to explore the online resources, please see our library's Widening Participation page.   

Understanding money: The history of finance, speculation and the stock market

Age 16+ 

MOOC - online course 

What is money? What does money do? How has the understanding of economics changed over the years? On this course, you will learn how literary, cultural, visual and historical studies have offered new ways of understanding money and investment. You will look at popular representations of finance in visual culture and literature and explore the social meaning of credit, debt and the role of the market. You will also investigate financial crises in history and analyse how the media presents this information to the public.

Colleagues in American Studies at The University of Manchester have contributed to this course.

To see more details on the content of this 3-week course, check future dates and join for free, head over to the Futurelearn platform.

 

Humanitarian Conflict and Response Institute (HCRI) resources & events

HCRI links with schools and colleges

At HCRI, we facilitate outreach opportunities for educators who recognise the importance of our research and would like their students to consider HCRI as a future place of study. If you would like more information on how to collaborate, please email hcri@manchester.ac.uk

MOOC: Global Health and Humanitarianism

Free open online course  - KS5

HCRI's massive open online course (MOOC) will discuss the question 'is humanitarianism an effective, justifiable and sustainable response to ill-health, inequality, injustice and war?' The course runs for six weeks (ca 12 hours of work) and next starts on 12 October.  

Although targeted at a wide audience, college/sixth form students interested in our BSc International Disaster Management & Humanitarian Response will find they will gain a really good understanding of the course: the MOOC's main themes are central to our undergraduate programme.

Join the course for free on Coursera - see details here

After Maria: Everyday recovery from disaster (online resource)

Free resource - KS3, 4 or 5

After Maria is a graphic novella by Dr Gemma Sou (former HCRI lecturer) and John Cei Douglas about a family’s recovery from Hurricane Maria, which devastated Puerto Rico in 2017.

It is an ideal teaching resource to explore the effect of and responses to tropical storms:  

On 20 September 2017, Hurricane Maria struck Puerto Rico. Maria devastated the Caribbean island, causing more than $30bn in damage, and an initial death toll of 64 grew to an estimated figure of between 2,975 and 4,645. Many of the deaths happened during the aftermath from treatable chronic illnesses because power outages prevented people from receiving routine medical care – but most of the media had left by November.

Dr Sou visited Puerto Rico five times during the first year after Maria to talk to families about their recovery. One of the results is After Maria, a graphic novella about a fictional family in the neighbourhood of Ingenio that is based on common experiences Sou heard from Puerto Ricans across the island.

How to receive:

You can download the resource (in English and Spanish) for free on the project website.

 

Online: HCRI podcasts

HCRI engage with students, researchers, practitioners, government and policymakers through our talks, seminars, workshops and conferences. Our events take place throughout the year and are open to students, staff and the general public from the UK and abroad.

From February 2019, we started to share podcasts for some of our talks

University of Manchester Library Visits and Resources (partly online)

Our library offers reference facilities to north-west sixth form and mature students and their teachers to help with A-level, AVCE and Access course work. Furthermore, teachers can arrange for their post-16 students to visit The University of Manchester campus to support them with the Extended Project Qualification for their students. 

For further details and to explore their online resources, please see our library's Widening Participation page.   

Modern Foreign Language resources & events

Explore Languages Online

Why Study Languages?

  • KS 3&4: Our Viva Languages page features our popular "Why Study Languages" talk and presentations from our students and alumni on studying languages and the careers these can open up.   
  • KS 4&5:  Hear from Alina, a PhD student at the University of Manchester who studied an undergraduate degree in Business and French and outlines opportunities for budding linguists at university and beyond. Access her talk on the Why Study... page.     

Language Taster Videos

Languages XP is a widening participation project delivered by our modern foreign language students in local schools. After attending training sessions, our students plan and teach four beginners' taster sessions in a local school or college. In 2021 the project headed online and you can now explore new languages via our MFL video page

The University of Manchester Library Visits and Resources (partly online)

Our library offers reference facilities to north-west sixth form and mature students and their teachers to help with A-level, AVCE and Access course work. Furthermore, teachers can arrange for their post-16 students to visit The University of Manchester campus to support them with the Extended Project Qualification for their students. 

For further details, please see our library's Widening Participation page.   

Spanish Embassy Education Office @ Instituto Cervantes

Are you aware that the Spanish Consejería de Educación has an Education Advisor here in Manchester? Carmen Santos Maldonado is able to provide support for schools (primary, secondary and post-16) in terms of Spanish language teaching. She can offer advice for teachers and workshops at your school.   

Carmen Santos Maldonado 
Asesora Técnica de Educación en Manchester/ Education Advisor
Consejería de Educación en el Reino Unido/ Spanish Embassy Education Office
Instituto Cervantes 
326-330 Deansgate 
Manchester M3 4FN
Tel: 0161 6614211
email: carmen.santos@mecd.es

You can find out more about this on the Spanish Consejerjería de Educación website  - especially the teaching materials they make available online.

Music resources & events

Online: University of Manchester Music Department on YouTube

Our department's YouTube channel features online concerts. You can also watch a  talk by our admissions tutor and a welcome from our Head of Department here.   

Online: Society for Music Analysis - Educational Video Podcasts

Our Music Department has contributed to the SMA Video Podcasts. These films provide an accessible route into analysis for anyone from teachers looking for engaging resources to students, academics or musicians seeking tools to gain a deeper appreciation of musical texts. Each episode provides an introduction to a different application of, or approach to analysis. This could range from covering the basics of a particular theory or analytical method to demonstrating how close analysis can inform broader historical, ideological or socio-cultural arguments.

Martin Harris Centre programme

Our Martin Harris Centre for Music and Drama is the venue for a host of inspirational Music and Drama performances. (Charges apply to some events).

University of Manchester Library Visits and Resources (partly online)

Our library offers reference facilities to north-west sixth form and mature students and their teachers to help with A-level, AVCE and Access course work. Furthermore, teachers can arrange for their post-16 students to visit The University of Manchester campus to support them with the Extended Project Qualification for their students. 

For further details and to explore their online resources, please see our library's Widening Participation page.   

Religions and Theology resources & events

Live Online: Institutional Racism and Social Justice Activism in the Church of England

5.30pm on Wednesday 24 March – open to the general public and of interest to KS5/teachers

This event will feature a public lecture by Fr. France-Williams, priest at the Ascension Hulme and author of Ghost Ship: Institutional Racism & the Church of England (SCM Press, 2020). He will be discussing what it means to do anti-racist work in the Church of England and other institutions.
This will be followed by a panel discussion and live Q&A facilitated by student leaders from In:Colour zine and the SALC EDI Collective who are currently involved in anti-racist campaigns in education, the creative industries, and the charity sector.

This event is hosted by the Race, Roots & Resistance Collective in collaboration with Creative Manchester and the Lincoln Theological Institute.

How to book:
The event will run online via Zoom Webinar and is open to the general public. In Zoom Webinar, cameras are disabled and attendees cannot see other audience members. Interaction is possible via the q&a and /or written chat function.
It is free to attend, but advanced booking is required. Please note that the Zoom details will be sent out to registered attendees on the day of the event.

Please book using Eventbrite.

Online: Virtual Visit Day 

KS5, KS4

Online

Our Department of Religions and Theology has put together a virtual visit day which includes presentations on our degree subjects and what they entail, a careers talk and two taster sessions. This content is geared towards Sixth Formers interested in studying Religions and Theology at degree level, but could also be of interest to Y11 students considering RS or Ethics at A level. 

 

Online: A Virtual Guide to the World of the New Testament

KS4 & 5

"Entering Early Christianity via Pompeii"

This learning resource is intended for members of the public and for students interested in early Christianity and the New Testament. It uses the remarkable remains of Roman buildings at  Pompeii to reconstruct the social world of early Christian communities.

You can access the resource here

Feedback: Please consider completing our short online questionnaire after using the resource. It’s even more valuable to us if you can complete both our before and after questionnaires.

University of Manchester Library Visits and Resources (partly online)

Our library offers reference facilities to north-west sixth form and mature students and their teachers to help with A-level, AVCE and Access course work. Furthermore, teachers can arrange for their post-16 students to visit The University of Manchester campus to support them with the Extended Project Qualification for their students. 

For further details and to explore the online resources, please see our library's Widening Participation page.   

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Contacts

Sonja Bernhard
Schools Outreach Officer, School of Arts, Languages and Cultures
Room A19, Samuel Alexander Building
The University of Manchester
Oxford Road
Manchester
M13 9PL

Cathryn Owen
Schools Outreach Assistant, School of Arts, Languages and Cultures
Room A19, Samuel Alexander Building
The University of Manchester
Oxford Road
Manchester
M13 9PL