These resources have been produced by the West Midlands Historic Buildings Trust as part of the project to conserve Lye & Wollescote Cemetery Chapels, thanks to support from the Heritage Lottery Fund.

Welcome to the Lye and Wollescote Cemetery and Chapels Learning Resource  

Lye and Wollescote Cemetery and Chapels (LWCC) is a rich and inspiring resource for formal and informal learning.

This section offers a series of free to use curriculum linked information, inspiration and suggested activities suitable for Key Stages 1-3 which can be differentiated to suit your pupils requirements.

The Primary and Secondary links above provide access to teacher notes, activities and supporting resources based around a range of subjects, with additional website links for further learning.

View a summary of all of the activities and related resources. This includes the relevant Key Stage, theme and whether they can be delivered on or off site.

This curriculum map illustrates how a visit to Lye Cemetery and Chapels can be embedded across the curriculum. Download the pdf version or select the image to enlarge the view. (Source: Michael Tidd, 2013)

We hope that you and your school enjoy using these resources and find them useful.

Visiting the Chapels and Cemetery

Visits to the historic chapels and cemetery are on a self guided basis and all bookings must be made via the Registrar.

Access to the Thomas Robinson Building (formerly known as Lye and Wollescote Cemetery Chapel) is available on Mondays with prior agreement from Dudley MBC Registration Services.

Please call the The Registrars Office on 01384 818349.

Parking for a coach, minibus and toilet facilities can be made available to you on booking.

More details on visiting arrangements can be viewed on the Visiting Us page.

Download a free copy of the Cemetery Map to help you plan your visit.

The illustrations above were produced by pupils of Thorns and Rufford Primary Schools to form the mural on the contractor's fencing as the Chapel is restored. All of the illustrations can be viewed in the Gallery

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