Archives Alive is a set of free, online interactive education resources. They use our unique primary resources to provide fun and relevant education activities suitable for all key stages. Browse our teaching and e-learning resources and workshops below.
Find out about some of the amazing items in Newcastle University Library's Special Collections and Archives.resourceallhistoryks2ks3
Create your own Victorian story, be it horror, adventure, fantasy or romance.resourceenglishks3
Explore the first terrifying outbreak of cholera in Gateshead / Newcastle in 1831-2.resourcebiologyhistoryscienceks3
Access original, authentic historical sources from local archives.resourceallhistoryks1ks2ks3ks4ks5
Put your potions into practice by joining us on an interactive investigation.workshopbiologyhistoryscienceks2ks3
Comics about the famous Gertrude Bell (1868-1926).resourcearchaeologyhistorypoliticsks3ks4ks5
Take a step back in time and explore the mining industry with interactive maps, games and activities.resourcehistoryks3
Introduce your students to the hidden wonders of archives as they literally touch History.workshophistoryks1ks2ks3ks4ks5
Study the history of medicine, surgery, anatomy, infection, disease and public health.workshopbiologyhistoryscienceks3ks4
Step back in time and see what Newcastle used to be like using a variety of sources.workshophistoryks2ks3ks4ks5
Browse the interactive Trevelyan family photo album and a modern day version.resourcehistoryks1ks2
Explore the history of the Newcastle/Gateshead Quayside as researched and recorded by local school students.resourcegeographyhistoryks3ks4
Comics about the First World War soldier from South Shields.resourcehistoryks3ks4
Learn how to go about researching names on local war memorials.resourcearchaeologycitizenshiphistorysmscks3ks4
Try baking first hand from a 17th century recipe.workshopfood techhistoryks2ks3
Learn how to research the people named on a war memorial.workshoparchaeologyhistorysmscks2ks3
Aimed primarily at sixth form students, our workshops and e-learning resources will help your students develop the skills they need for success at A-level and beyond.
This interactive workshop offers your students the opportunity to research and study in Newcastle University's Library.workshopallepqstudy skillsks5
Find out how to join Newcastle University Library.resourceallepqstudy skillsks5
Introduce students to a wide range of sources and question them.workshophistoryks2ks3ks4ks5
Develop study skills, meet current students and visit the campus.workshopallepqstudy skillsks5
Fun and interactive information literacy resources for students and teachers.resourceallepqstudy skillsks5
This interactive session allows students to study the library to assess how sustainable it is.workshopcitizenshipgeorgraphysmscks3
Test your information literacy skills as you battle against the clock.resourceallepqstudy skillsks5
The education outreach team at Newcastle University Library deliver workshops to local schools and develop teaching resources for use in the classroom. They also plan and deliver educational projects inspired by the unique and distinctive items in Newcastle University's Special Collections.
To find out what other outreach activities Newcastle University offers visit the Teacher's Toolkit.