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Prehistory INSET days

Celtic Harmony Camp, Prehistory Settlement, near Hertford

Stone Age: 29th April 2019, 3-6pm
Bronze Age: 13th May 2019, 3-6pm
Iron Age: 17th June 2019, 3-6pm
To help support your planning and teaching of Stone, Bronze and Iron Age Britain, our experts have designed three INSET courses for teachers and subject coordinators of KS2 history for you to choose from.
The courses are designed to enable you to:

  • Enhance your subject knowledge in a practical and informative manner
  • Increase your confidence in teaching the Stone, Bronze and Iron Ages.
  • Curriculum-linked activities and resources, which you can take back to the classroom.

Courses include:

  • Interactive talks and artefact handling by Archaeologist Keith Fitzpatrick Matthews
  • Primitive skills workshops with Luca Parrella Celtic Harmony Heritage Director
  • Resources and Activity Ideas for the classroom

Since 1998, Celtic Harmony has been offering pupils the chance to experience life in Ancient Britain at our prehistory settlement and have worked with local archaeologists to ensure we offer authentic and exciting activities.


 “Excellent, amazing background to history and practical skills which we can use in school.”
Emily Cannon, SWLT, 10 October 2018


Limited spaces, secure your place today at:

Or tel: 01438 718543

Prehistory INSET days leaflet
Prehistory day trips flyer

 

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The resource pack is available to download below and further resources including powerpoints are available to download free from their website:

Christmas Truce Flyer

 

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