Learning opportunities

The Unicorn Preservation Society welcomes school and other educational visits, and is keen to engage with any interested groups wishing to use Unicorn as an aid to developing an understanding of local history, social history, engineering, mechanics and a wide range of other topics.

For further details, please contact HM Frigate Unicorn’s learning and engagement officer at education@frigateunicorn.org

We offer a range of group visit packages including guided tours, handling sessions, school workshops and sessions and have an excellent Unicorn Learning Guide

In addition we have a very useful Education Pack with good pre and post-visit activities.

We also offer a lively outreach programme, with presentations tailored to your own requirements and age group, including the visually impaired.unicorn surgery

For further details, please contact HM Frigate Unicorn’s learning and engagement officer at education@frigateunicorn.org

Education policy statement

The Unicorn Preservation Society has, from its very beginning, recognised education as a core function of the society and aims to promote the value of HM Frigate Unicorn and its collections as unique learning resources.

The Society supports this policy by encouraging all levels and ages of pupil and student to visit Unicorn, to make use of the Society’s educational resource material and facilities and to take advantage of the Society’s outreach programme.

Education objectives

The Unicorn Preservation Society aims to:

  • Expand visitors’ knowledge and awareness of heritageUnicorn Guns
  • Enhance awareness and understanding of the importance of heritage
  • Provide opportunities to experience and use real artefacts and historical evidence
  • Deepen and extend classroom experience in a meaningful, stimulating manner
  • Provide an enriching experience from which children and mature students can develop their own perceptions of history
  • Support teachers and course organisers in planning appropriate activities for a class visit

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