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The Romans


The Roman Empire's Impact on Britain.

Age Group: 7-11 (KS2)

The Romans examines the legacy of the Roman invasion of Britain and its relevance today. 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. The participants 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.  The classes develop a deeper awareness of both the role of the modern day archaeologist and those of the Roman masters and Celtic slaves in the villas of Roman Britain.


Addresses the following areas of learning in the KS2 Curriculum: 

  • The roman invasion

  • Celtic resistance

  • Boudica

  • The Romanisation of Britain

Outcomes / Children will:

  • Gain an understanding of what it meant to be conquered.

  • Explore cultural identity.

  • Develop their engagement and skills as historians.


“Many children got into character and believed what was happening to be real

whilst in role. The children had lots of fun and learnt a lot.

It gave them a better understanding of what  life was like during the Roman era.”

M Clarke, Calshot Primary School

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"I think that was just the best lesson ever!"

Year 3 pupil

Touring: All Terms
Runtime: 90 Minutes 
Audience Capacity: Maximum 35 students per workshop

Requirements: School Hall or Large Cleared Classroom 


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