WW1 VR Workshop
School Workshops - PrimeVR
PrimeVR is the UK’s leading Virtual Reality workshop provider and works with schools nationwide to help bring the curriculum to life. Prices start from £1.99 per pupil!
How does a PrimeVR day work?
- A topic based VR workshop for every KS2 class
- Each workshop lasts between 30-50 minutes
- Free follow up literacy based lesson plans for each workshop
- Delivered by qualified teachers and passionate educators
- Over 20 different KS2 workshops to choose from
- Tailored workshops available on request (choose from over 1,000 Google Expeditions)
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Why book PrimeVR for educational workshops into your school?
Our workshops are a great way of bringing the curriculum to life without the hassle of organising a school trip!
During our WW1 Trenches workshop, your children will have the opportunity to experience and learn about:
- A reconstructed WW1 support and front line trench
- The role of a medic during WW1
- Some of the weapons used during WW1
- What life was like inside the trenches
In addition to learning all about the WW1 trenches, your pupils will be encouraged to put themselves in the position of a soldier during WW1 and to express what feelings and emotions come to mind.
Following on from this workshop, your pupils can write a letter home from the front line based on what they've learned about daily life and conditions in the trenches. Our literacy bundles include lesson plans, example texts and LKS2 and UKS2 writing checklists.
Which Curriculum Subjects do you cater for?
Following on from our workshops, teachers can use our follow up literacy based lesson plans to encourage creative writing. Our lesson plans use a variety of different texts including information, diary and persuasive.
We can take your class inside some reconstructed WW1 trenches! See what weapons were used, the style of military uniforms and the conditions of the trenches.
What activities are available during group visits?
We cover the following topics using VR:
Rainforests, Space, Egyptians, Mayans, Volcanoes, Wonders of the World, Under the Sea, WW1, Polar Regions, Digestive System, Romans, Stone Age, Mountains, Americas, The Tudors, Vikings, Circulatory System, Africa, Animals, India & Beyond, Journey Across China, The Respiratory System and Around the World.
What size groups do you cater for?
Over a full day, we can deliver a maximum of 8 workshops with up to 32 children in each (maximum of 256 children in a day). We bring in 16 VR headsets and we usually run our workshops with children sharing one headset between two. However, if you would prefer, we can split classes into two groups to allow children to have one headset each.
Do you offer on-site classroom facilities?
We deliver our workshops on the school-site. We require one classroom or hall for the day.
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.
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