|This is a first year pilot scheme being delivered by our experienced archaeologist and teacher Robert Scott (M.A.) educated at the Institute of Archaeology, University College London, University of London, and Associate Lecturer for the University of Sussex and Worthing College.
What we provide
School – Link is constantly developing and evolving to enhance learning needs and is structured in to three parts, to support
1. before we visit
We recommend the children have an awareness of the geography of Britons place in the Roman Empire and the important sites of Cissbury Ring, Fishbourne and London.
2. during our visit
We will organise the pupils to take part in role plays and the handling of replica artefacts. Each child will receive a printed authentic papyrus, which provides an introduction to writing resources in the Roman Empire. The topics covered during the session are:
The handling workshop is a class room based workshop for a one hour duration, investigating replica artefacts on four themes
Roman food brought to Britain
Roman technology brought to Britain
Role plays topics covered during this 2 hour workshop are:
Life in Ancient Briton – before the Romans (visual aids)
Why the Romans came to Briton – Client Kingdoms – writing and empire
Clothing - Britons & Romans
(role play/handling session)
Warfare – Britons & Romans (role play/handling session)
Boudicca & the Briton Revolt (role play)
During this workshop the children will
re-enact roles of past Celtic Britons and Romans, in order to make comparisons of life styles, resources and systems of government.
3. after our
On completion of our workshop, each teacher will be provided with a Power Point visual aids resource, in order to re-enforce the learning outcomes of the National Curriculum.
Robert Scott M.A. IOA UCL UL.
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