History

26 Apr 2016

Shakespeare Quill Activity for K...

Why not celebrate Shakespeare’s birthday on the 23rd of April with this lovely feather quill activity? It helps to develop fine motor skills too! To complete this activity you will need: Large feathers Scissors Watered down paint or food colouring to use as ink Paper- Plain A4 or A3 is […]

23 Feb 2016

Persuasive Writing: Roman Villa ...

Studying the Romans in Britain gives some terrific opportunities for persuasive writing. In this fun activity for KS2, the children write an estate agent’s listing for a Roman villa. What would persuade a wealthy Roman to buy their villa?   To complete this activity you will need Internet resources showing […]

07 Sep 2015

Investigating Roman Numerals

These fun activities to investigate Roman numerals cover both maths and history for key stage 2 children. The National Curriculum requires children to be taught about the impact of the Roman Empire on Britain and also in year 5 to be able to read Roman numerals to 100 and understand how […]

21 Jul 2015

Powerful Words for Roman Soldier...

Roman armies were ruthless, disciplined and feared by all. They not only played an important role in the ancient world, but are also the basis for most modern armies today. The way that they were trained and organised made them a formidable force. Writing a diary of a Roman soldier is a […]