History at Ufton Court

High impact Day and Residential trips

At Ufton Court children are immersed in the past. Whether exploring the Grade 1 Tudor Manor House and finding priest holes , wattling in the Celtic Roundhouse or farming like a Saxon, all activities use the unique resources at Ufton to inspire and engage your class. Each visit is personally designed to meet your specific needs by our qualified teachers. The emphasis is on hands on, creative and interactive learning.

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Curriculum Areas

Please contact us if there is a history workshop you would like run at your school.
ANCIENT GREEKS

Meet an Athenien citizen, barter in the marketplace and explore the theatre as well as learn more about the myths, legends, customs and everyday lives of the Ancient Greeks. Topics covered include Geography, War and the Olympics.

CELTS AND ROMANS

Transport your class into a Celtic home. Meet a Celtic warrior and learn about their homes, culture and communication. Prepare for the threat of a Roman invasion before meeting a Roman citizen and discover Roman customs and inventions. The session ends with a lively re enactment of the story of Boudicca.

ANCIENT EGYPT

Take your class back 5,000 years to find out more about the everyday lives of the Ancient Egyptians. Learn about their beliefs, legends and stories. Participate in an Egyptian Burial Ceremony and get to experience the rituals of this ancient civilisation first hand.

TUDOR TIMES

Children, in role as employees in a large manor house in the 1580s, prepare for a Royal Visit by Queen Elizabeth I. The experience climaxes with the Queen’s arrival: the children present gifts and dance for Her Majesty. This workshop uses artefacts and drama to bring these times to life and learn about the lives of those working in a manor house.

SAXONS AND VIKINGS

Introduce your class to a Saxon farmer and a Viking warrior, learning about their homes, lives and customs. Invaders and settlers are brought to life with this dynamic workshop, using story telling, role play and artefacts.

WWII THE HOME FRONT

Children participate as evacuees in World War II. They experience a simulated air raid and discover many of the ways ordinary people’s lives were affected by the events of World War II. Costumes and artefacts are used to recreate life on the home front.

We deliver two workshops in a day and recommend a maximum of 30 per workshop.
WWII THE HOME FRONT

Children participate as evacuees in World War II. They experience a simulated air raid and discover many of the ways ordinary people’s lives were affected by the events of World War II. Costumes and artefacts are used to recreate life on the home front.

ANCIENT EGYPT

Take your class back 5,000 years to find out more about the everyday lives of the Ancient Egyptians. Learn about their beliefs, legends and stories. Participate in an Egyptian Burial Ceremony and get to experience the rituals of this ancient civilisation first hand.

GREEKS

Meet an Athenien citizen, barter in the marketplace and explore the theatre as well as learn more about the myths, legends, customs and everyday lives of the Ancient Greeks. Topics covered include Geography, War and the Olympics.

SAXONS AND VIKINGS

Introduce your class to a Saxon farmer and a Viking warrior, learning about their homes, lives and customs. Invaders and settlers are brought to life with this dynamic workshop, using story telling, role play and artefacts.

CELTS AND ROMANS

Transport your class into a Celtic home. Meet a Celtic warrior and learn about their homes, culture and communication. Prepare for the threat of a Roman invasion before meeting a Roman citizen and discover Roman customs and inventions. The session ends with a lively re enactment of the story of Boudicca.

 

TUDOR TIMES

Children, in role as employees in a large manor house in the 1580s, prepare for a Royal Visit by Queen Elizabeth I. The experience climaxes with the Queen’s arrival: the children present gifts and dance for Her Majesty. This workshop uses artefacts and drama to bring these times to life and learn about the lives of those working in a manor house.

Please contact us if there is a history workshop you would like run at your school.
  • Accommodation, Organising a visit, Essentail Resources

    See our two separate residential sites offering excellent facilities.

    All you need to help with your visit from risk assessments to kit lists.

    The next steps you need to take to organise a visit.

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