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School trips

We regularly arrange school trips to the mill, and last Tuesday we had 41 5 year olds from a local Primary School.Despite it being a wet morning, a good time was had by all, and hopefully a few more children are now aware where one of their staple foods comes from. [...]

Teddington Stores

We are now selling our flour at Teddington Stores at Teddington Hands roundabout on the A46. See where to buy flour for full details. [...]

Education

The mill is relevant to much of the National Curriculum (ideal for Key Stages 1,2 or3 ), and to GCSE Social and Economic History.

MATHEMATICS:

Key Stage 1,2 and 3 — Shape, Space and Measures

SCIENCE:

Key Stages 1,2 and 3 — Forces and Motion.
Key Stage 3 — Energy Resources and Energy Transfer.

DESIGN AND TECHNOLOGY:

Key Stage 1 to 4 — Materials and Components, Mechanisms, Structures, Products and Applications, Health and Safety, Vocabulary.

TECHNICAL DRAWING:

The mill gearing, sack hoist and artefacts make good subjects for all stages and abilities.

HISTORY:

Key Stage 2 — Victorian Britain or Britain since 1930 and Local History
Key Stage 3 — Britain c 1750 to 1900.

GCSE:

Social and Economic History.

The mill is a living example of rural history through the ages, effectively illustrating the life and work of millers without light or power, only water power. It is also an example of continuity and change, working with treatment of cloth from local wool, sawing timber and grinding wheat to produce staple food.

GEOGRAPHY:

Key Stage 2 — Rivers
Key Stage 3 — Economic Activity and Environmental Issues.

ENGLISH:

Key Stages 1 to 4 — Observing and discussing the mill and its location, and the natural history around it. Chickens, ducks, insects, fish, birds and animals. Flora and fauna.

ART:

The mill building, waterwheel, machinery and artefacts offer interesting subjects for sketching and painting.