Drawing Offices Activities

The Drawing Offices were part of the Harland & Wolff Headquarters Building, and the creative hub of what was once the world’s biggest shipyard. Now restored and transformed into a hotel, the educational resources look at the roles of some of the many people who worked for Harland & Wolff.

Lesson Plans & Rationales: Key Stage 1 and 2

To use the resources, download a copy of the KS1 or KS2 Drawing Offices Activities Rational, which will detail how to make the most of the primary resource materials. We have suggested a number of activities using the activity sheets and oral history sound bites, all of which can also be downloaded below.

  1. Outside Jobs Speech Bubble
  2. Drawing Offices Jobs Speech Bubble
  3. Red Line Female Speech Bubble
  4. Red Line Male Speech Bubble
  5. I’m Tired Because… Female Speech Bubble
  6. I’m Tired Because… Male Speech Bubble
  7. Shorthand Vocabulary (KS2 only)

Fun Factsheets

The following activities can be enjoyed at home and are designed to be interesting and fun for all the family while providing a great learning tool.

8.  Drawing Office Back In My Day Activity Sheet

9. Drawing Office Role of Draughtsmen Activity Sheet

Oral history soundbites: former H&W employees

The Great Light Resources

Located on the Titanic walkway, the Great Light is around 130 years old, and is one of the largest optics of its kind ever built in the world. The educational resources look at the science, engineering and stories of the lighthouse keepers who looked after this exceptionally rare maritime artefact.

The factsheets are all available from the Great Light resources section