Primary Options

Below is a list of our various programmes.

Living Long Ago KS1
Bringing history alive by comparing the Manor House, its rooms & artefacts with modern day living…where is the fridge, microwave, washing-machine, bathroom and television? Get hands-on & active with music, dance, toys & games from hundreds of years ago. Make a lavender bag to take home & protect yourself from the plague!

Exploration in the 16th Century KS1-2
Consider the reasons for & dangers of sea voyages during this great period of discovery. Handle artefacts, discuss provisions, load the ship, follow clues or maps to search for treasure, such as potatoes, turkey & chocolate! Year 5 & 6 students try early navigational techniques with a compass, log-line & traverse board.

The Tudor Experience
Compare the lives of the rich & the poor in Tudor times. The Lord of the Manor’s servants will lead you to explore his house & authentic artefacts. You can choose to perform a role-play drama about the Tudor Royal family, visit the Blacksmith’s forge, sing & dance, play Tudor games, write with quill & ink or learn to swaddle a baby!

Tudor Christmas
Discover how the Tudors celebrated Christmas. Sing ancient Christmas songs, take part in the Sulgrave Mummers Play and make a Tudor sweet treat from sugar or marzipan. Make a wish as you stir up a Christmas pudding to take back to school. Christmas crafts include making an orange & clove pomander or an ever-green decoration.

The English Civil War KS2 - Currently Unavailable

Consider the causes & consequences of the Civil War, how it divided families with a unique opportunity to study original documents. Face Obadiah Smith, a Parliamentarian sequester. Hear tales of those who work in Abel Makepeace’s house & his family connections with the “malignant Royalist”. Prove yourself in the pike drill and train with swords!

Secondary Options

The English Civil War KS3 - Currently Unavailable.

Consider the causes & consequences of the Civil War, how it divided families with a unique opportunity to study original documents. Face Obadiah Smith, a Parliamentarian sequester. Hear tales of those who work in Abel Makepeace’s house & his family connections with the “malignant Royalist”. Prove yourself in the pike drill and train with swords!