…an affordable, safe alternative to high-cost educational visits…

Creative Curriculum in the Credit Crunch

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“The WW1 workshops were hugely enjoyable, thoroughly organised and very imformative…”

KS1 – Walmsley CE Primary, Bolton

“A very well organised and prepared service from initial enquiry to collection of resources and costumes. As a teacher I found this very reassuring.”

Aughton St. Michael's CE Primary

“Better than a school trip…less time spent travelling and more time for fun!”

Year 6 Pupil – St. Mary's Catholic Primary School, Southport



Are you trying to juggle too many tasks?

Are you looking for ideas for the Creative Curriculum?

Are you planning ahead for the New History Curriculum for 2014?

Let Real History help you…

• We can provide high-quality, affordable costumes.
• We can plan, prepare and present history workshops
• No need to ask stressed parents to provide costumes or coach fare

If you prefer, you can hire teacher and pupil-friendly, fully prepared resources and activity kits to run your own fun, interactive drama, dance or hands-on craft workshops.

No risk-assessment • No planning • No resources to prepare • No traffic queues • No coach expense • No wasted travel time • No travel-sickness • No stress

History Curriculum for KS1 & KS2

Key Stage 1

Pupils should know and understand the history of Britain as a coherent, chronological narrative from the earliest times to the present day....
‘Time-Line’ – Stone Age to Present Day

Changes in national life within living memory…
1940’s /1950’s – Then & Now…. 

Changes to everyday lives – housing, washing, cleaning, shopping, entertainment, toys & games, work, education, transport, fashion, health  / NHS, housing…
Queen Elizabeth II  - Then & Now….

Significant events beyond living memory – nationally or globally…
The Black Death 1348 – Medieval Life  /  Knights &Castles
The Spanish Armada 1588 – 
celebrate victory at the Elizabethan Court
The Great Plague 1665 
The Great Fire of London 1666 – 350th Anniversary 2016

Significant events commemorated through anniversaries…

The Great War – 1914-1918 – 100th Anniversary
2016 – Battle of the Somme • 2017 – Battle of Passchendaele
World War Two  

Lives of significant individuals in the past ….compare aspects of life in different periods…
Edward III  –  Medieval King / Knights & Castles / Black Death 1348             
William the Conqueror 
Henry VIII
Elizabeth I      Queen Victoria      Florence Nightingale

Significant  historical events, people, places in your locality…
Local Heritage / School Centenary – Castles       Tudors        WW1       WW2      Traditional Toys & Games     Victorians   Textiles/ Crafts

Key Stage 2

Pupils should know and understand the history of Britain as a coherent, chronological narrative from the earliest times to the present day....                  
‘Time-Line’ – Stone Age to Present Day

Significant events commemorated through anniversaries…
The Great Plague 1665
The Great War – 1914-1918 – 100th Anniversary
2016 -  Battle of The Somme • 2017 – Battle of Passchendaele
World War Two

Changes in Britain from the Stone Age to Iron Age…
Stone Age Artefacts & Art & Craft Workshops   

A study of an aspect or theme in British History that extends pupils’ chronological knowledge beyond 1066…   
…leisure & entertainment in the 20th century…
Toys & Games        Dance Through Time – Fashion, Music and Dance

…a significant turning point in British History…                                                   
The Black Death 1348 – Medieval King / Knights & Castles
Henry VIII – The Break with Rome & Dissolution of the Monasteries
WW1 – The Great War
WW2 – Battle of Britain
    VE Day

…the achievements of the earliest civilisations – a depth study…       
Ancient Egypt


• Ancient Greece Workshop
• Iron Age Workshop
• Anglo-Saxon Britain Workshop

Contact: Debbie Ashby (B.Ed) or Malcolm Ashby (BA, Cert.Ed) Tel: 01704 895494 Email: realhistoryhire@aol.com