Viking and Saxon Workshops
REPEATING HISTORY PROVIDE VIKING & ANGLO SAXON SCHOOL VISITS TO SCHOOLS THROUGHOUT ENGLAND.
We provide interactive hands on learning, with lots of various activities. Each visit is hosted by a Warrior in full dress of the period, and with our multitude of artefacts, replica weaponry, clothing etc brought with us, we delve into all aspects of Viking and Anglo Saxon life including home life, religion, work, battle, trade, food, language and geography.
Some of our activities…
• Grind grain to make flour
• Try on authentic copies of helmets, clothes and jewellery
• Take the chainmail lifting challenge
• Pick out the real foods of the time from our food display
• Learn to write in runes
• Play dice games, stick wrestling and hnefatafl
• Choose a name and occupation of the time
• Form up into a shield wall with spears and shields and follow battle commands
• Take part in our end of day quiz to see how many fun facts have been learnt during the day
Why are Repeating History a great choice for bringing fun workshops into your school?
Here are a couple of reviews to see what other teachers are saying about us, because we think you are the best judge!
"The resources were excellent and subject knowledge exceptional. I have been teaching over 20 years and I have never seen children learn so much in a single day. Will definitely be booking for next year.”
Sarah Brown, St Marys RC Primary, Radcliffe, Manchester
“Very knowledgeable and kept the children entertained and focused. Great with children with special needs too. Lots of varieties of activities and great variety of items for the children to touch, wear and feel. The day has surpassed my expectations and we thoroughly enjoyed every minute..”
Mrs Duke, Park View Primary, Basingstoke, Hampshire
“An amazing day! A really immersive experience for the children and finished off our Viking topic with a WOW! Bjorn was knowledgeable and informative and excellent with the children. A massive thank you! ”
Ms Sharp – The Blue School, Isleworth, London:
What size groups do you cater for?
Our traditional hands on, fully interactive workshops can cater for up to 90 children in one day. We can however present to larger groups in an assembly style workshop, or over a 2 day workshop. We are quite flexible in working with your requirements, so just get in touch to discuss.
Do you cater for visitors with Special Educational Needs (SEN)?
Yes, we can adapt any workshops for SEN children.
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