Our Workshops involve engaging, interactive heritage sessions and activities that are tailored to suit your learning outcomes with an array of artefacts that can be explored, giving the students a taste of what it truly was like to live in the Medieval World!
Our workshop includes:
*Experienced educators, who are all also trained actors, to host your sessions and really bring history to life!
*A welcome presentation, looking at what happened during the Middle-Ages and where the period sits in the British History Timeline.
*Every participating student will be able to witness how a coin is made via our Coin Striking kit and be able to take home a 'silver' coin with an authentic design from the Medieval era.
*An array of artefacts and toys to pick up and play with!
*A 'Danger Table' featuring replica weapons - learn the names of different pieces and what they were used for.
*Wool Spinning - learn how clothes were made.
*Photo opportunity in our very own Pillory! - Learn what silly laws people had to obey to avoid ending up in them.
*Role Play and drama opportunities.
*Interactive history timeline.
*Daily Life artefact and weapon exploration.
*Quill Writing with paper and ink included - the students can keep these to take home.
*Coin Striking - students can each take a coin home.
*Medieval Dance Lesson - optional
*Silly Stocks - optional
Group sizes will depend on the time frame and space you have available, we are very flexible and can create bespoke programmes for small class sizes right up to a full school approach. We usually suggest a class of 30 students per workshop and the session lasting 1.5 hours; this allows them to ask any questions they have and use all the equipment with bring without feeling rushed.
Yes, we cater for children of all abilities and can adapt sessions to for full inclusivity.
Yes, we have a selection of practitioners with SEN experience.
Although we do have a framework for our sessions, we are always adaptable and very flexible with the delivery and content - allowing us to build a workshop completely suited to your needs and learning outcomes. We have a 'not one size fits all'' approach with any prospective school, group or club. If you need something specific for your school visit, just give us a call to chat about how we can help you!
ReachOut Arts are proud to showcase our education branch, ReachOut Educate. We
deliver interactive workshops and experience days to schools and a variety of different settings.
With many years experience working around the world with students aged early years right through to adult education, we are confident in creating and delivering learning programmes that match our ethos 'Building Confidence Creatively'.
We are delighted to be delivering engaging and interactive history sessions with a large collection of artefacts and replica items.