Archaeology workshop

Combine your visit with our archaeology workshop for £7.75 per pupil.

Duration: This workshop lasts between 60-90 minutes and can be combined with a visit to our exhibition for a whole day visit.

Learning outcomes:

  • Pupils will learn in more detail about the different scientific and archaeological methods used to research, excavate and verify the remains of the last Plantagenet King of England.
  • Pupils will use archaeological techniques to discover and record information.
  • KS2 Pupils will use maths skills to measure lengths and perform set calculations, use different units of measurement, and convert from centimetres into metres.
  • KS3 Pupils will use historical maps to identify changes in land use in Leicester from the medieval period to the modern day.

National Curriculum links:
History: Local History Study KS2/KS3; Development of church, state and society in Medieval Britain, the Wars of the Roses KS3.
English/Drama: Shakespeare KS3
Maths: Measurement, multiplication, comparison, convert from cm into metres KS2
Science: Genetics & Evolution: Inheritance, chromosomes, DNA and genes KS3; Working scientifically KS2
Geography: Geographical skills and fieldwork, using maps KS3

To book this workshop as part of your visit, please email or call 0116 229 4132