We have implemented the following to ensure we are COVID safe:
- One headset per child during each workshop (we can adjust how many headsets we bring in based on the size of your bubbles)
- Headsets are cleaned thoroughly between use with antibacterial wipes
- Social distancing is maintained at all times
- You can make a provisional booking without any cancellation fees*
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.
*Cancellation must be due to COVID-19
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:
- A Viking raid
- Viking trade
- Step inside a Viking longhouse
- Step inside a Viking Great Hall
Following on from this workshop, your pupils can write a diary entry from the perspective of a Viking on a raid. Our literacy bundles include lesson plans, example texts and LKS2 and UKS2 writing checklists.
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.
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!
Following on from our workshop, you can download our literacy lesson pack, which encourages children to write a diary entry as if they were involved in a Viking raid! Each lesson pack includes an instruction sheet, model text and writing checklist (relevant to LKS2 or UKS2).
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 Viking raids, trading and culture, Longhouses and Dragonships.
In line with government guidance, we can deliver a maximum of six workshops throughout the school day with a maximum of 15 pupils in each workshop.
We bring in 16 headsets and each pupil will have their own during the workshop. Each headset will be cleaned thoroughly with anti-bacterial wipes in between each use.
We recommend workshops lasting a maximum of 30 minutes.
Yes. We've worked with a number of SEN schools and the response/feedback to VR has been fantastic.
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 30-50 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
- Free world map posters and PrimeVR boarding cards
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.
"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!"
Queenswell Junior School
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