Our workshops are a great way of bringing the curriculum to life without the hassle of organising a school trip!
During the Ancient Maya workshop, your children will learn all about:
- How the ancient city of Chichen-Itza flourished around 600 AD
- The savage and barbaric sport of Pok-A-Tok (and where it was played)
- How people were sacrificed at the top of El Castillo (Temple of Kukulkan)
- How the Maya civilisation were advanced astronomers
- The Temple of the Warriors, El Caracol and Las Monjas
Following on from this workshop, your pupils can produce a piece of creative writing!
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What activities are available during this educational workshop?
We cover the following topics using VR:
Ancient Maya, The Romans, The Vikings, The Egyptians, The Greeks, The Stone Age, World Wars, Polar Regions, North America, South America, China, Wonders of the World, Around the World, Mount Everest, Africa, Animals, Ocean Explorers, The Rainforest, Volcanoes, Biomes, Space and Climate Change.
Which Curriculum Subjects do you cater for?
Curriculum topics available: Creative writing.
At PrimeVR, we understand how difficult it can be to inspire children with their writing. We aim to create excitement by virtually transporting pupils to Chichen-Itza in Mexico! Not only will we provide your class with exciting facts about Chichen-Itza and the Maya civilisation but we'll also provide them with an experience to ignite their imagination. Give VR a go and see how it helps with creative writing!
Curriculum topics available: Maya Civilisation.
PrimeVR can bring your history topic to life by transporting your pupils to Chichen-Itza in Mexico! Using virtual reality headsets, we'll introduce your class to the ancient civilisation of the Maya where they will learn all about human sacrificing, Pok-A-Tok and the Mayas' fascination with the stars.
We have visited a number of SEN schools across the country, from KS2 in primary to KS3 and KS4 in secondary schools. We have a range of workshops that can be adapted to suit your students' needs. Get in touch if you have any questions about what we can provide for your school.
What size groups do you cater for?
We can deliver up to six workshops throughout the school day with a maximum of 32 pupils in each workshop.
We bring in 16 headsets and pupils will share one between two during workshops.
We recommend workshops lasting approximately 30-45 minutes.
Do you offer access for visitors with disabilities?
Please get in touch if you have any specific questions regarding accessing our VR headsets.
Do you cater for visitors with Special Educational Needs (SEN)?
Yes. We've worked with a number of SEN schools and the response/feedback to VR has been fantastic.
Who are PrimeVR?
PrimeVR is the UK’s leading Virtual Reality workshop provider and works with schools nationwide to help bring the curriculum to life.
How does a PrimeVR day work?
- Topic based VR workshops for all of KS2
- Each workshop lasts 30-45 minutes
- Delivered by qualified teachers and passionate educators
- Over 20 different KS2 workshops to choose from
- Free world map posters
If you are new to VR and you’re unsure about how it works in the classroom, check out our 5* reviews from teachers on Google, Trustpilot and Facebook.
Reviews from Schools..
★★★★★ "This was a wonderful day for the entire school. Stuart was able to deliver 8 great workshops to every year group - Mayans, Egyptians, Vikings and Romans. This was the highlight of our History
Week for many of the children!"
★★★★★ "Great experience which the children thoroughly enjoyed. Will definitely be booking them again next year."
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We have implemented the following to ensure we are COVID safe:
- All headsets are cleaned at the start and end of each day.
- Social distancing is maintained at all times, where possible.
- All PrimeVR team members are fully vaccinated against COVID-19.
Our workshops are COVID safe and are a fantastic way of taking children on school trips, without leaving the classroom. Please enquire about our detailed risk assessment and we'll be more than happy to send you a copy.