Key Stage Two
When Charles Dickens wrote Oliver Twist, it was hailed as a masterpiece and is still read and loved by people across the world today. However, not everyone has felt that way. Join the Learning Team at the Charles Dickens Museum to find out more about anti-Jewish racism in Dickens’ novel, how one Victorian woman stood up against this and how she changed the way that Dickens wrote.
Learn about the life of Charles Dickens and his family by exploring their home just as it was at the start of the Victorian period.
Join the education team as we explore the different inventions you might have found in Victorian homes, just like that of Charles Dickens.
In this session, we will examine a number of images of Dickens, and discover how even nearly 200 years ago, people were already keen to manipulate and control images to convey certain messages.
In this session, pupils investigate how Dickens’s celebrated and ever popular Christmas story has secured such an enduring place in our hearts, with adaptations on stage, screen and print.
Discover where Charles Dickens lived, wrote and entertained as you explore his Bloomsbury family home.
Immerse yourself in a Victorian family Christmas!
Designed for SEND students, this session explores the family home of Charles Dickens where he lived, wrote and entertained.