Key Stage 2: Prehistory, Romans, and Anglo-Saxons

Discover prehistoric tools and art, and find out what life was like for the Romans and Anglo-Saxons by exploring our galleries at Stockwood Discovery Centre, and booking one or more of the following workshops and activities:

Prehistory                

Prehistory: Stone Age to Iron Age

Uncover the chronology of prehistory, using real and replica objects and as a key to unlocking the distant past.  Consider what the objects are made from, their possible uses and then place them in a time line.

Venue: Stockwood Discovery Centre

Duration: 1 hour

 

Hunter to Farmer

How did the life styles of hunter-gathers and farmers differ?  Using role play as well as real and replica objects the children will find out have life styles  and farming changed over time.

Venue: Stockwood Discovery Centre

Duration: 1 hour

 

Prehistoric Art (Coming Soon)

Learn where prehistoric people got their paints from and have a go at making your own pigments. Create your own prehistoric masterpiece using the types of tools prehistoric man would have used.

Venue: Stockwood Discovery Centre

Duration: 1 hour

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Romans               

Don’t Let the Bedbugs Bite  - Romans

Find out about the irritating side of Roman life. Explore how medicine and faith were used to treat illness through discussion, role-play and practical activities.

Venue: Stockwood Discovery Centre 

Duration: 1 hour

 

Roman Discoveries

Join the debate about who buried the Roman gold coins at Shillington and why. Think about how archaeological evidence is used to build up a picture of Roman life using real artefacts as a stimulus for group discussion.

Venue: Stockwood Discovery Centre 

Duration: 1 hour

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Anglo-Saxons               

Don't let the Bedbugs Bite – Anglo-Saxons

Find out about the irritating side of Anglo-Saxon life. Explore how medicine and faith were used to treat illness through discussion, role-play and practical activities.

Venue: Stockwood Discovery Centre 

Duration: 1 hour

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