Our workshops are a great way of bringing the curriculum to life without the hassle of organising a school trip!
During our Vikings workshop, we'll cover the following:
- Viking culture (sagas, gods and mythology)
- Viking longships
- Viking weapons and raiding
- Step inside a Viking Great Hall
Following on from this workshop, your pupils can produce an amazing piece of creative writing based on your experience.
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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 your class back in time to see the Vikings! Not only will we provide your class with exciting facts about the Vikings 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!
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.
PrimeVR can bring your history topic to life by transporting your pupils back in time to see the Vikings! Using virtual reality headsets, your class will learn about raiding, trading and culture, the Great Hall and even Viking longships.
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 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..
★★★★★ "The headsets were amazing and the range of programmes meant our whole key stage could take part. We used it as a WOW moment for our Vikings class
and the children were thoroughly engaged and looking forward to the topic for this term.""
★★★★★ "Great experience for the children, highly recommended! Stuart, the workshop leader, had great Viking subject knowledge and had all children engaged...will be booking with PrimeVR again!"
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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.