HOORAY FOR HISTORY!
Our history workshops are half days with a maximum of 35 children in each session.
Pupils will have the opportunity to:
Play games to encourage oracy, confidence and collaboration
Devise their own game based on historic events
Enjoy an interactive team quiz to tests their knowledge
Devise questions for a key figure
Meet the character brought to life in costume by either Serena or Sarah
Participate in an oracy challenge which culminates in showback opportunities and positive peer feedback Props and costumes are provided for each of the showbacks
The Romans. Hot seating Calpurnia, wife of Julius Caesar. Oracy challenge: A Report from the Colosseum.
The Tudors. Hot seating Anne Boleyn. Oracy challenge: Henry VIII on Trial!
The World of Shakespeare. Hot seating Anne Hathaway. Oracy challenge: A Time Traveller's Tour Around Shakespeare’s London.
The Great Fire of London. Hot seating Jane Edwards, Samuel Pepys’ maid. Oracy challenge: Thomas Farriner on trial!
The Victorians. Hot seating Queen Victoria. Oracy challenge: Inventors’ Big Sell at the Great Exhibition
World War I. Hot seating Edith Shaw, a nurse on the front line. Oracy challenge: A Pathé Newsreel from the Front.
World War II. Hot seating Joan Cook, a Land Girl. Oracy challenge: A Newsreel on rationing and evacuees.