School History Workshops

Here is a list of School History Workshops. Enquire here about any of these workshops or select one to view below. You may also search for a specific area or age group.

 

Ancient Egypt - Cartouche Painting

In the early days of ancient Egypt, Kings and important people, encircled their name (written in hieroglyphics) with a design that we now call a cartouche. This cartouche was an oval circle and looked rather like a nameplate. Around the design was a picture of a rope, tied at... > View Profile

Fossil Hunting Workshop

The Dinosaur Workshop brings prehistoric life into your school, taking your children back millions of years to discover the wonder of the dinosaurs. Children become part of a paleontological excavation site, locating and identifying replica fossils from some of the most iconic... > View Profile

A Day in History

Our Day in History Workshop gives schools the opportunity to enjoy visits from soldiers from very differing time periods. The day can be split in to different sessions, with classes having the option to either meet our WW1 solider Private William Arthur Elland or our... > View Profile

Roman Soldier Workshop

Our Roman Soldier Workshops gives children the opportunity to have a Roman Soldier visit their school. Lucius Felix Silvanus of the 20th Legion, Valeria Victrix will introduce himself to the children and will talk about how he joined the Roman Empire. Set in 72 Anno... > View Profile

Women of WW1

Our Women of World War One workshop follows a young woman on her journey through the long war years. Winifred Adams talks about her involvement in the Great War of 1914-18. She outlines the different roles of women during the war years and how it changed the outlook of the... > View Profile

World War One Workshop

World War One Workshop 2018 will mark 100 years since the end of the First World War. As part of our WW1 workshop, Private William Arthur Elland, 3 section, 2nd platoon D company of the 2nd Bedfordshire Regiment will visit your school to talk about his time... > View Profile

History

Ancient Greek Olympic workshops now available in addition to regular workshops. Meet a Greek warrior on his way to Mount Olympus who will lead the children on a journey through the Ancient games. Portals to the Past specialises in providing entertaining and... > View Profile

Gripping History - School based History Days KS1, 2,3

Gripping History provides memorable and informative historical school visits for children in EYFS through to Key Stage 3 in East Anglia and the East Midlands. If you are teaching a Unit of Work covering British history, Gripping History will support... > View Profile

Roman Tours School Visits

During the visit, a Soldier will arrive, as he did nearly 2,000 years ago, wearing his full armour and carrying his marching pack (impedimenta)when his legion invaded Britain in 43 A.D. All equipment worn, shown and demonstrated is copied from actual archaeological finds.... > View Profile

Blitz school ww2 living history workshops

Fantastically interactive World War two workshops in the comfort of your own school, in the form of simulated Air Raid Warden training.   Each workshop lasts a full day and includes the use of over 50 genuine WW2 artefacts in a range of fun activities based on genuine air... > View Profile

Hands on Archaeology / History

HANDS ON HISTORY AND ARCHAEOLOGY FOR PRIMARY SCHOOLS All the sessions provide a hands-on investigative approach to history – essential to historical enquiry and understanding – and are fun too! They enhance and support learning in the classroom, bringing the... > View Profile

Tudor life

Find out all about the Tudor Family tree with Haydon’s interactive story of Henrys six wives and three children. Have a taste of Shakespeare’s England as Haydon the Tudor player retells one of the Bard’s great stories. Haydon comes straight from the Globe... > View Profile

Build A Castle

This unique workshop consists of a scale model of a motte & bailey castle which is the first phase, followed by the construction of Rochester keep and walls, that we build in class with the children. The workshop looks at the development of castles, shows them how... > View Profile

Egyptian Music and Dance, Ancient to Modern

The Nile School Shakers have nearly 20 years experience in schools bringing the topic of Egypt to life with its Egyptian Music & Dance workshops! The session begins with 30min presentation of dance and music in Egypt (Ancient & Modern) where instruments from ancient Egypt... > View Profile

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