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Roman Britain Survival Guide

Makers of History bring Roman Britain to life in your classroom!

We offer an exciting , full day of content for up to three classes all in line with 2014  National Curriculum objectives.

A Legionary soldier and rich Roman lady in authentic costume will spend the day with your children and help them understand the new conquerors.

Should they fight the invaders or adapt to new Roman ways?

We use lots of hands-on activities, artefacts, games, costumes and drama to bring their learning to life. The workshop is engaging, active and highly visual and is designed to be as inclusive as possible for every child in your class.

Often enjoyed as Wow! Days many teachers invite us back year after year to help their classes learn all about life in Roman Britain. Why not contact us to read many more reviews of this workshop and find out why!

“Wow! What a fantastic day! The session was fun, fast and factual. All of the children got involved as the whole day was fully interactive. The historians were very knowledgeable, had super behaviour management and great time-keeping. I will be recommending you to others and will love to have you back.”  Milton St John Primary, Ashton under Lyne

The full day workshop covers ALL the following sessions:

  • Why did the Romans invade Britain?
  • Artefact handling, mystery objects
  • What did the Romans do for us?
  • Roman Soldier  armour, shield and weapons
  • Plenty of games, crafts and drama
  • Army recruitment
  • Craft – children make a souvenir from clay.
  • Roman v Celt battle tactics
  • Marching with shields and testudo.
  • Roman banquet
  • Invasion drama performed by children

 “Fun, interactive  and interesting. The children loved it!  Not a second wasted. Every child was involved. Actors were very knowledgeable and great with the children. We will most certainly have you back again.”

St. Stephen’s C of E Primary, Burnley

 

Makers of History are based near Manchester, and work in schools across the North West and West Yorkshire. We are qualified historians and full time professional workshop providers with extensive teaching experience. We have enhanced DBS and Public Liability Insurance.

 ‘Roman Britain Survival Guide’ can also be offered as a half day workshop for one class or two classes in parallel. Our workshops are reasonably priced and easy to book.

Please contact us with the name of your school, postcode and number of children and we’ll be very happy give you more information on content, pricing and availability.

 

Rawmarsh St Joseph’s Catholic Primary – “I just wanted to say thank you for a fantastic day. The Roman visitors were exceptional.  The resources were excellent, the presentation interesting and the children were active and learning all day.  I couldn’t have asked for more!”

 

Woodbank Primary, Bury – “Excellent day, helped those who do not naturally join in to take part. Very informative, I learned all kinds, never mind the children! It was perfectly pitched.”

 

Mottram St Andrew Primary Academy, Macclesfield – “A fantastic day. All the children had positive things to say. All were excited and engaged. Good mixture of crafts, drama and history. The day met so many National Curriculum objectives. Both of you were great with the children and we all learnt lots. Thank you!”

 

St Cuthbert’s Catholic Academy, Blackpool – “Wow, not a second wasted! Exceptional resources, interesting and informative presentations. Children have already been asking when you are coming back!”

Branton St Wilfrid’s P.S., Doncaster – “The kids were buzzing at the end of the day as they went out to their parents. I am sure they will be eager to start work on our project now. I think your company is very professional and we were very impressed at the thought, planning and preparation that had gone into the day.”

 

 

 

 

Ages:

KS2 Age 7-11

Locations:

Cheshire, Greater Manchester, Lancashire, Merseyside

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