School Workshops - The Past Presents
The Past Presents is a partnership between two established and high quality historical experience companies - Reach the Core ltd and Up an' at 'Em History.
We combine our years of experience teaching young people with our unrivalled equipment, resources & activities to bring to you the wonderment of the past.
Our passion is to provide an evolving, ever-improving vehicle for learning which we can use to spark in your young people an interest in History.
It is also important to us that we use these wondrous vehicles for learning to communicate one of the key reasons for studying History....that understanding the past helps us understand who we are and where we are going.
Local Schools Discount
Current School Trip Offer
15% off our standard fees for local schools. All schools inside a ring around Loughborough including Nottingham City, Derby City, Burton, Melton, Leicester City.
Enquire with us to see if you qualify!
Why book The Past Presents's Egyptian Workshop workshop for your school?
When it comes to what we deliver and how we deliver it, nobody goes the extra mile like we do...
OUR VANS ARE HUGE! ... because we fill them with resources, kit and equipment for you!
OUR SET-UP TIMES ARE LONG! ...because we want to take the time to turn your classroom, hall or playground into Ancient Wonders!
OUR INSTRUCTORS ARE PHYSICALLY FIT! ...because they don't stand and talk; they act, fight, direct, group manage, build and construct alongside your young people.
OUR WORKSHOPS FIT YOUR NEEDS! ... all of our workshops are closely linked to the curriculum and delivered by our instructors who know how to engage young people!
In short....no one will go as far as we do to ensure your young people have the most value from one of our visits!
Which Curriculum Subjects do you cater for?
Our Ancient Egyptian workshops cover a wide range of aspects this ancient civilisation was known for from the Pantheon of Egyptian Gods, through mummification & the after life to everyday life, war and the ancient technology of the pyramids.
What activities are available during this educational workshop?
Mortality and Mummies: Using drama and role-play young people re-enact the burial rites of the pharaoh Tutankhamun using mummification, grave goods and rites to create an absorbing & authentic ritual.
Precise Pyramids: A stunningly creative and hands-on session where young people can examine ancient engineering and building whilst constructing their very own pyramid!
Diverse Deities: The huge Pantheon of Egyptian Gods is brought to life in this packed session which includes role play, dressing up, discovery and more
Barbaric Battles: One of our most engaging sessions, these follow a structured format of training for war, setting the scene and enacting out the key points of Historic Battles like
Kadesh, Defeat of the Hyksos, Cleopatra’s Battle of the Nile
What size groups do you cater for?
Any. We can take one class, a whole year group or the whole school depending on your budget!
Do you offer access for visitors with disabilities?
Do you cater for visitors with Special Educational Needs (SEN)?
Yes absolutely. We currently work in partnership with a local SEN school so we are experienced in delivering to all levels.
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