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School workshops: Tudor World

Date Posted: 15/07/2014

Covering the new History curriculum, Tudor World's workshops for KS1 to 3 promise Drama role play and costumed guides.

The museum is located within a Grade II Tudor building in the historic town of Stratford upon Avon.

Various aspects of Tudor life, from Elizabeth I to the plague, are shown through reconstructed sets and sensor sounds.

The latest curriculum for History, which is covered by Tudor World’s school sessions, includes:

•    Events beyond living memory that are significant nationally or globally.

•    The lives of significant individuals in the past who have contributed to national and international achievements, comparing aspects of life in different periods, significant historical events, people and places in their own locality.

A school day at Tudor World includes three workshops of around 30 minute’s duration and a tour of Stratford with a costumed ‘William Shakespeare’ guide. Lesson plans are included.

Workshops for KS1/2

Crime & Punishment 

A selection of interactive workshops (covering the museum, theatre area and workshop room) on different aspects of Crime and Punishment, including artefact handling. 

Health & Medicine

A carousel of interactive workshops (covering the museum, theatre area and workshop room) on different aspects of Health and Medicine, including artefact handling. 

Shakespeare’s Stratford/ Entertainment 

Three interactive workshops (covering the museum, theatre area and workshop room) on different aspects of Entertainment, including Drama role play (please specify your choice of Shakespeare play).

Workshops for KS2/3

All of the above (relevant to Key Stage), and in addition:

Development of Society in Britain

Three interactive workshops (covering the museum, theatre area and workshop room) with choice of Health and Medicine, Crime and Punishment, including drama roleplay (please specify play). 

The walking tour of Stratford with your costumed ‘William Shakespeare’ guide will take students to see Shakespeare’s birthplace, Halls Croft, Nash's House, his ‘favourite’ tavern, the Grammar School, The Royal Shakespeare Theatre, and the Bard’s final resting place.

For further information visit www.falstaffexperience.co.uk.

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