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KS2 Programmes

The Romans

All Terms

THE ROMAN EMPIRE'S IMPACT ON BRITAIN. 

In role as archaeologists at the site of a newly discovered Roman Villa the pupils will uncover the everyday life and customs of Roman Britons. They will also go back in time to explore a mystery surrounding the fate of Celtic slaves and learn how close Boudica’s army came to the Midlands.

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Galileo (prev. Stargazing)

All Terms

 FORCES, SCIENCE, SOLAR SYSTEM. 

Stargazing is an interactive science workshop where children go back in time to meet the famous astronomer Galileo Galilei, explore his discoveries and defend his theories at the Court of the Inquisition.

Split Second

Spring Term

PSHE, SAFEGUARDING, KNIFE CRIME AWARENESS.

Split Second is a participatory performance for primary school children aged 9-11 which will explore the causes and consequences of knife crime. The children are asked to comment on the decisions the characters have made, offer advice and investigate how and why some young people feel the need to carry knives.

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Hope

Autumn Term

PSHE, WELLBEING AND MENTAL HEALTH IN LIGHT OF COVID-19, THE PLAGUE.

This workshop will explore children's experiences and feelings surrounding lockdown though the safe context of a story. The children will step into the shoes of villagers from Eyam, Derbyshire after the plague of 1666, and experience the amazing true story of how their  voluntary isolation saved the lives of the surrounding communities.

Secret Poetry Slam

Spring Term

LITERACY, PERFORMANCE POETRY.

Set in a dystopian future where the government has banned all forms of artistic expression, Secret Poetry Slam puts the children in role as investigators going undercover to a workshop by a banned poet to create their own poetry.

Careless Talk

Summer Term

PSHE, SAFEGUARDING, BRITISH VALUES, LITERACY 

Careless Talk is thought provoking workshop which explores how a young person could be groomed to take part in extremist action. The children are guided through a process where they find positive and peaceful solutions for the characters in this piece which promotes social responsibility, tolerance and respect.

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