The National Archives Education Service is currently taking bookings for totally free Victorian Children in the Mines videoconference sessions in June (8th-9th) and November (2nd-4th) 2011 for KS 2 students.
Full details of the videoconference are available at:
Led by a costumed interpreter portraying a government employment commissioner, your students will play the roles of 19th century children and answer his questions about conditions in the mine where they work using original documents from the collections.
If you’re interested in making a booking please call the Onsite Education team on +44 020 8392 5365 or drop them an email at
Complete details of all NA videoconferencing sessions are online at