BLUEBELL RAILWAY EDUCATION DEPARTMENT
To assist schools when planning visits to the Bluebell the Railway has produced a series of Information sheets which provide background information about the development of railways as a whole and the Bluebell Railway inparticular. These are designed to provide information across arange of subjects in a straight forward uncomplicated manner suitable for a range of age groups.
Information Sheets Available to Download
School Visits Leaflet - short school visits leaflet providing an outline of the format of the day. - see School Groups page.
A. Teachers' Information Pack and B. Risk Assesment - see Preliminary Visit and Risk Assesment page.
C. Along the Line for Schools–a guide to features of the Railway likely to be of interest to schools.
D. Layout Plan of Sheffield Park Station
E. Sheffield Park Museum
1a. Route of the Bluebell Railway between Sheffield Park and East Grinstead
1b. Showing the route of the Bluebell Railway and associated lines
1c. Showing the Lewes and East Grinstead Railway (Bluebell Line) and other Sussex lines
2a. The main parts of a locomotive
2b. The development of the railway locomotive
2c. Identifying the type of locomotive
2d. Cross section of an earlier locomotive showing the basic parts
2e. Diagrams showing the action of the valve and the piston
2f. Arrangement of the cab fittings of a standard locomotive
2g. Driving a steam locomotive
3a. The Signalling System
4a. The development of the railway coach
4b. Railway tickets
4c. The Victorians
4d. Prominent local people
4e. Prominent Victorian Railwaymen
4f. The Lewes and East Grinstead Railway in Wartime
5. Younger Pupils
5a. Colouring Sheet–Stepney
5a. Image of Stepney
5b. Wordsearch and Answers
5c. Wordsearch and Answers
5d. Quiz 1
5e. Quiz 2
5f. Picture Quiz
6a. Lewes and East Grinstead Railway 1882 Timetable
6b. Passenger Survey 1953
7a. On location with the Railway Children–the Thames Television film.