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At KS2, teachers are asked to give children the opportunity to study events after 1066, and one of the options suggested is a significant turning point in British history. Events during WWI or WWII are popular, with lots of information available and plenty of scope for students to demonstrate their comprehension of the topic. You may decide to look at the key events that triggered the start of the First World War. What life was like for men, women and animals that served on the battlefields. How the war ended and the legacy of The Great War.

At KS3, one of the history topics within the curriculum that children are required to study is the Challenges faced by Britain and Europe since 1901. Examples given for the topic include both the First and Second World Wars, the leadership of people like British Prime Minister, Winston Churchill, and the events that led to the peace treaties that followed both major conflicts.

We work with a number of education providers who specialise in this period of history and who can bring to life the subject of the two world wars in a way that will engage your students and allow them to develop a better understanding of the topics you are studying in the classroom.

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Virtual Reality helps students gain a deeper understanding of the world around them and ignite their imagination. Your learners can be engaged and inspired by breath-taking scenes from around the world and gain a deep understanding of the topic.

A Virtual Reality Enrichment Day is designed for Key Stage 2 or 3 Pupils but can be adapted to suit other age groups. Pupils will take part in a Virtual Reality experience, which can be used to assist the teaching of a range of curriculum subjects such as Geography, History, Biology, Physics and Engineering. We discuss the aims of the day, curate appropriate VR content and plan the sessions to focus on the key learning objectives. The sessions are led by experienced Tablet Academy educators who will guide staff and students through the activity allowing pupils to learn and teachers to observe and learn as well....

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History Dance Workshops
History Dance Workshops

Citizenship, History, Greeks, Ancient Civilisations, Egyptians, Vikings, Medieval, Tudors, Elizabethans, Victorian, Edwardian, worldwar, Twentieth Century, Performing Arts, Dance, Music, Physical Education, PSHE

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History dance workshops for schools help enrich your pupil's learning from £1.43 per pupil. Explore various dances from historical periods and bring the subject to life with outside of the classroom learning.

World War Two Workshops
World War Two Workshops

History, worldwar, Twentieth Century

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A captivating workshop that vividly brings World War II to life. Pupils will participate in a range of educational activities, and have the chance to explore genuine WWII artifacts and try on real period clothing...

Tutankhamun’s Curse
Tutankhamun’s Curse

English, Maths, History, Prehistory, Greeks, Egyptians, worldwar, Twentieth Century, Computing, Performing Arts, PSHE

YoYoJoy offer escape rooms that fit into your school hall or studio. Participants must work as a team to crack codes, solve puzzles and gather clues to solve the escape room challenge!

Bespoke VR Workshop
Bespoke VR Workshop

English, Geography, Physical Geography, Environmental Geography, Science, Physics, Biology, History, Greeks, Ancient Civilisations, Egyptians, Vikings, worldwar, Design Technology, Computing

Virtual Reality helps students gain a deeper understanding of the world around them and ignite their imagination. Your learners can be engaged and inspired by breath-taking scenes from around the world and gain a deep understanding of the topic.




Ufton Court
Ufton Court

Science, History, Prehistory, Greeks, Egyptians, Romans, Saxons, Vikings, Medieval, Tudors, Elizabethans, worldwar, Bushcraft, SEN

At Ufton, we provide engaging history and outdoor learning school trips for Schools across the South East.

Portals To The Past
Portals To The Past

English, Geography, Human Geography, History, Prehistory, Greeks, Egyptians, Romans, Saxons, Vikings, Medieval, Tudors, Victorian, worldwar

COVID-19 OFFER
Portals to the Past provide high quality history workshops in schools for KS2, led by experienced historical re-enactors and historians. Available across most of England. From the Stone Age through to WW2 our workshops come to your school.

World War 1
World War 1

History, worldwar, SEN

World War One interactive workshops to inspire, engage and educate. Costumed experts bring the Great War world to life with artefacts and activities right in your classroom.

WW2
WW2

History, worldwar, SEN

Experience life in World War Two, including learning about Operation Pied Piper and learning key skills from 'Make-Do-Men'. Re-enact The Air Raid (Blitzkrieg) - what will you do when the air raid siren sounds?


World War VR
World War VR

English, History, worldwar, Performing Arts

Travelling back in time to World War I or II in VR gives students a different perspective on the horrors of war and allows them to empathise with the topic more than ever before.

WW1 workshop
WW1 workshop

Citizenship, History, worldwar

Bring life in the Great War to life by welcoming Private Crabtree into your school. Our WWI soldier demonstrates some replica kit and describes getting the call-up, life in the trenches with the rats, and teaches the children some songs.

Immersive Experiences
Immersive Experiences

Science, History, SEN, Prehistory, Greeks, Egyptians, Romans, Saxons, Vikings, Medieval, Tudors, Elizabethans, Industrial, Victorian, worldwar, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Environmental Geography, SEN

Immersive Experiences is the UK's leading multi-diciplinary mobile planetariums and sensory learning experiences company. Over 15 subjects | National Curriculum & Common Entrance 13 level | Over 160 programs to suit all ages | SEN/SLD/PMLD

Naturesbase
Naturesbase

Geography, Human Geography, Physical Geography, Fieldstudies, Science, Biology, History, Prehistory, Celts, Romans, Saxons, worldwar, Physical Education, Art, PSHE, Farm, Wildlife, Bushcraft, SEN

COVID-19 OFFER
Why was winning the Battle of Britain in 1940 so important? After a brief introduction on life in WWII and where it fits in the chronology of human history we will experience key skills during the WWII including hurdle making, 'Dig for Victory' in the veg garden, 'Make-Do-Mend', learning how to pl


Suffragettes Workshop
Suffragettes Workshop

History, Victorian, Edwardian, worldwar, Twentieth Century, SEN

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The Suffragette movement has been formed and the members are working tirelessly to secure equal rights and the vote for women. The date is 1912 and today, Sylvia Pankhurst is due to speak at a Rally where she is delighted to see so many supporters there to hear her! During this workshop our actor wi

World War2 Virtual
World War2 Virtual

History, worldwar

Fabulous online education workshops on the subject of WW2.

Equity Primary Trips to London
Equity Primary Trips to London

History, Medieval, Tudors, Elizabethans, Industrial, Victorian, worldwar, Twentieth Century, Music, Art

London has so much to offer for Primary School trips with excursions and attractions that link to all subject areas.Even though this is the biggest capital city in Europe, we choose excursions that are central so it’s easy for groups to travel.

World War 2!
World War 2!

History, worldwar, Twentieth Century

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Session 1 – Air Raid Antics: In the role of Air-Raid Wardens, students complete a round robin of activities that highlight the effects of air raids on everyday life in Britain. Session 2 – Home Guard Heroes: This very active session trains young people as the heroes of ‘Dads Army’ we


WW1 VR Workshop
WW1 VR Workshop

English, History, worldwar, SEN

COVID-19 OFFER
PrimeVR can bring your history topic to life by transporting your class into some reconstructed WW1 trenches! Using virtual reality headsets, we'll introduce your pupils to the conditions inside the trenches, as well as the different weapons used by the British Army and the uniforms they wore.

Mary Seacole-Black History Month
Mary Seacole-Black History Month

History, worldwar, Significant Individuals

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During this workshop our actor will take on the role of Mary Seacole, to both remember and explore her life and work. By creating pictures, the children will briefly explore the Victorian era, then through improvisation, travel to the Crimea and Mary's Hotel for the wounded. With the use of role pl

History Workshops
History Workshops

History, Prehistory, Greeks, Ancient Civilisations, Egyptians, Celts, Romans, Saxons, Vikings, Tudors, Industrial, Victorian, worldwar, Twentieth Century, Significant Individuals, Beyond Living Memory, Performing Arts, SEN

COVID-19 OFFER
The Drama Hut brings on-site and online workshops directly to your school, covering a wide range of curricular topics. Through drama, improvisation and role play let us create a unique learning experience for your school.

World War 1
World War 1

Citizenship, Geography, Human Geography, Archaeology, History, worldwar, Performing Arts, Music, Physical Education, Art

COVID-19 OFFER
This workshop looks at the way WW1 not only impacted on the life of the British people and the Home Front but also the life of a British and German soldier in the trenches. A back ground to why and how it started and how it ended. There are various activities during the day that keep the children en


Brave Britain at War
Brave Britain at War

History, worldwar, Twentieth Century, SEN

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Our experienced actor will arrive at your school with a pop-up theatre Experience. The pupils will get the chance to meet an Officer from the Ministry, who tells them about evacuation & gives them the load down on rationing. They also meet a Land Girl who works on a farm and she chats about make

Creative School Trips
Creative School Trips

Citizenship, English, Geography, Physical Geography, Environmental Geography, Archaeology, Science, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, History, Vikings, Medieval, Elizabethans, worldwar, Twentieth Century, Design Technology, Business, Performing Arts, Dance, Music, Religious Education, Physical Education, Art, PSHE, Wildlife, Sports Centre, Careers, SEN

We specialise in creative educational group travel, creating & managing engaging school trips covering the whole curriculum in partnership with museums and attractions across the UK, packaged with all your travel necessities.

Theatre Workshop
Theatre Workshop

English, Geography, Environmental Geography, History, Prehistory, Greeks, Egyptians, Romans, Saxons, Vikings, Tudors, Victorian, worldwar, Performing Arts, SEN

COVID-19 OFFER
Theatre Workshop have been visiting schools for over 25 years with fun filled active workshops. Our workshops certainly have the WOW factor and will get you pupils scrabbling for the internet to research for themselves. Book NOW

World War 2
World War 2

Citizenship, Maths, Geography, Human Geography, Archaeology, History, worldwar, Performing Arts, Music, Physical Education, Art

COVID-19 OFFER
This workshop looks at the way WW2 impacted on the life of the British people and the Home Front. A back ground to why and how it started and how it ended. There are various activities during the day that keep the children engaged which will enhance their learning. The workshop encourages the child


WW2 School Escape Rooms
WW2 School Escape Rooms

History, worldwar

If you are looking to engage your pupils whilst learning about WW2 then School Escape Rooms is for you. Our unique learning style allows pupils to take part in an escape room, using our escape boxes. The 12 challenges are based on the perspective of a child during WW2.

WW2 Workshops
WW2 Workshops

History, worldwar, Twentieth Century, SEN

COVID-19 OFFER
Travel back in time with our professional actor, ‘Polly’ to 1944, just after the D Day Landings and experience what it might have been like to be an evacuee during World War II. Pack your suitcase and get ready to leave your hometown for the country, but unexpectedly end up in London in the midd

WW1 Workshop
WW1 Workshop

History, worldwar, Twentieth Century, SEN

COVID-19 OFFER
During this workshop, our professional actor will take on the role of Edith Johnson, Mother of 5 in 1914. The children will discover how the First World War would change ordinary lives, forever. Together they will explore the reasons young men and woman were so keen to join up and support their co

Enigma Machine
Enigma Machine

Citizenship, English, Maths, History, worldwar, PSHE

In the Enigma Machine escape room the students are tasked with helping Alan Turing decode a series of puzzles that will lead them to save a fleet of merchant vessels bringing much needed supplies from America to the UK. The escape room draws on both the Home and Away front during WW2, exploring rati


Women of World War Two
Women of World War Two

Citizenship, History, worldwar

An authentic insight into the role of women during WWI

Pack UP Your Troubles
Pack UP Your Troubles

History, worldwar, Twentieth Century, Performing Arts, PSHE, SEN

PACK UP YOUR TROUBLES production has been specially written by our award winning writer Brian James. Set in modern times, this wonderful story flickers in and out of the past. Seeing a glimpse of what life was like during WWII. Must see production

Stonehenge
Stonehenge

English, Geography, Human Geography, History, Prehistory, Tudors, worldwar

The landscape around Stonehenge was used by the military during the First and Second World Wars. Find out more in the ‘Stonehenge through Time’ activity resource. Please let the Education Bookings Team know if you would like to use this resource when making your booking.

Geography Galore – Southampton Docks and Solent
Geography Galore – Southampton Docks and Solent

English, Maths, Geography, Human Geography, Physical Geography, Environmental Geography, Fieldstudies, Geology, Science, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, History, Prehistory, Greeks, Egyptians, Romans, Saxons, Vikings, Medieval, Tudors, Industrial, Victorian, worldwar, Twentieth Century, Business, Art

COVID-19 OFFER
A day trip to the stunning Isle of Wight is only a short ferry crossing away! With only a small stretch of water between you and the island, the Isle of Wight offers a truly unique experience and can be reached in as little as 12 minutes!


Pendennis Castle
Pendennis Castle

Geography, Human Geography, History, Tudors, worldwar, Design Technology, SEN

Pendennis Castle in Falmouth is one of the finest Tudor fortresses built by Henry VIII. It has seen action in many conflicts and was one of the last royalist strongholds to fall during the English Civil War.

Dover Castle
Dover Castle

Maths, Geography, Human Geography, History, Medieval, worldwar

During WW2, Dover Castle became a top secret HQ. Explore the Secret Wartime Tunnels, stand on the spot where Operation Dynamo was planned and use the handling box of artefacts and activities to help you learn more about WWI and the role of the WWI Fire Command Post at Dover Castle. Enhance your le

The Island Classroom
The Island Classroom

English, Maths, Geography, Human Geography, Environmental Geography, Fieldstudies, Archaeology, Geology, Science, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, History, Prehistory, Greeks, Egyptians, Romans, Saxons, Vikings, Medieval, Tudors, Industrial, Victorian, worldwar, Business, Physical Education, Art, Farm,

COVID-19 OFFER
Do you like the idea of teaching your curriculum while your students minds are wide open? When better for them to learn than during the fun of your school trip? We are the Island Classroom, where you can combine fun with education in a unique way.

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