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Feed the Fleet! Practical Maths for Home Educators Families

The English Fleet at the Battle of the SolentFeed the Fleet!  Practical Maths for Home Educators Families

Includes visit to newly re-opened Mary Rose Museum

Limited places available

Friday 16 September 2016 10:30 – 15:00


Beer tankard recovered from the Mary Rose.

Disaster!  We sail tomorrow.  No food supplies have arrived and the Purser has run away! 

The men will be really unhappy if they don’t get their dinner and King Henry VIII will be very cross…

We need your help!

Have fun with a practical maths activity directly related to the Mary Rose.  Involves addition, multiplication tables, solving problems, reading tables, measuring comparing and shopping!


• Cost: £12.50 each for adults and children

• £10 for season ticket holders

• Suitable for children aged 8 upwards

• All children and young people must be    accompanied by an adult

• One adult can accompany up to 3 children

• Places allocated on a first come first served basis. Early booking recommended

• Places strictly limited

• Tickets must be booked in advance


To book your place, call 02392 871119 or e-mail us at  education@maryrose.org



Information, terms and conditions

Museum and Workshops

Workshops take place in the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Learning Centre at the Mary Rose Museum. For

accessibility information, transport links and a downloadable museum map guide visit our website: www.maryrose.org/your-visit  Children must be supervised by an accompanying adult at all times for health and safety reasons. Activities are designed to allow parents and children to learn together.


Roles and Responsibilities

The Mary Rose Learning Team will lead the workshop session. You are responsible for the supervision and conduct of your children at all times. It is important that children are never left unattended at the Mary Rose Museum or within Portsmouth Historic Dockyard. Please make us aware of any particular needs in your party.



The Home Educator Day costs £12.50 per person (both adults and children) £10 per person for season ticket

holders (please bring proof of eligibility on the day). This includes two workshop sessions and an opportunity to explore the newly re-opened museum. This package is a major reduction on normal museum ticket prices.  To book your place, email us at education@maryrose.org and we will then send you a booking form.  Complete the form and return it to us with your payment.  Once we receive your payment, we will send your confirmation by email. Your places are not guaranteed until the completed booking form and payment have been received.



Payment by cheque made out to ‘Mary Rose Trading Ltd’.  Alternatively, payment may be made by BACS.  Please contact us for details. Your places cannot be guaranteed if you have not paid in advance.



If you cancel within 1 week of the Home Educator Day, you may gain entry to the Mary Rose Museum on an       alternative day but will not be able to access the workshop element. Cancellations must be sent in writing (including email).



Portsmouth Historic Dockyard opens at 10:00 and closes at 17:30. We recommend that you arrive in good time for a 10:30 start. At the main Visitor Centre explain you are attending a special event at the Mary Rose Museum. Make your way through the dockyard to the Mary Rose Museum and report to the Museum Reception Desk. Here you will be met by a member of our Learning team. If you are late, we will do our best to accommodate you.


Cloakroom and Lunch

You may use the Learning Centre coat and bag racks. Please note: All items are left at owner’s risk, therefore, keep any valuables with you. Packed lunches can be eaten outside on picnic benches. A tented area is available in bad weather. The Mary Rose Café has a selection of sandwiches and light lunch options. There are toilets in the     Learning Centre and Museum. Please use the facilities before workshops where possible to avoid disruption.

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