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Iron Age houses

Experience iron age living

Herd Farm in collaboration with Forest School Plus (www.forestschoolplus.co.uk) can provide outdoor learning experiences to enhance your broad and balanced curriculum.

Herd Farm is home to three full-sized replica Iron Age roundhouses. This exciting setting is conducive to understanding and appreciating the challenges of prehistoric life and the knowledge, skills and ingenuity that were required to survive over 2,000 years ago in Britain. These experiences are led by Tina, an experienced teacher and Forest School leader and consultant archaeologist Ian (www.ianrobertsarchaeology.co.uk).

 

Knowledge Rich History Experience Days for Key Stage 2

During a visit the to Herd Farm round houses, children will get the opportunity to explore life in different periods of history:
• Stone Age Experience
• Iron Age Experience
• Prehistoric Walkthrough Time (from Stone Age to Iron Age)
• Prehistoric Craft Experience
• “The Romans are Coming!” Experience

Full day class visits for 30 pupils. Also available as a bolt-on to a residential.

Iron Age houses
Iron Age houses

Curriculum linked Explorer Experiences for FS and KS1

Curriculum linked full days and half days e.g. Explorers, Den Building, Geography Field Trip and Time Travellers – Houses and Homes.

Booking and Prices

Please contact Forest School Plus (tinaevroberts@outlook.com) for more information and to book your visit.

Prices: £320 per full day for a class of up to 30 pupils. £223 per half-day (until end of March 2020). Please contact Herd Farm to discuss your needs. VAT to be added where applicable.

CPD, Visits and Experiences for other groups: Bespoke sessions also available. Cost on application.

Iron Age houses

To book contact Tina Roberts: tinaevroberts@outlook.com. If you'd like more information feel free to speak to our team.

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"The children were captivated by the experience and it gave them a good understanding of what life was like in pre-history. The day was engaging with good content and well organised."
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