Projects tagged with 'history'


From the hundreds of varied projects I’ve written and delivered it is very hard to choose several to put up here. The following have been some of my favourites for completely different reasons. Sometimes outcomes aren’t what you expect them to be. A whole group may benefit from a project or a single individual. I encourage people to take risks and try the unknown.My focus is always on process and if a satisfying end product comes from that process that’s an added bonus.
I can create projects whatever your requirement, deliver teacher insets and bring in fellow practitioners with other specialisms.


Geography linked Primary/Secondary: Settlements/Living in extremes
Art History: Colour and Artistic Movements from Early Humans to Digital Art
Pirates: Character based workshops including art/drama/handling collection/music
WW1/WW2: Character based workshops including creative writing/art/drama
Slavery: Introduction to: African tribal culture/ traditional mask making using collection
Around the World in Art: Japan/Mexico/France/Africa/Inuit Art etc
KS1/KS2 Music sessions leading into creative writing/art
Coast: Creating 3D beach dioramas/creative writing
Storytelling sessions
with our gypsy caravan ‘Queenie’ (additional cost)
Travelling Museum timeline sessions across school sessions
Skeleton and bone structure drawing sessions with real examples (big collection)
Den building: Settlements/Totems//Headresses/Currency/Flag making etc
SERIES:Multi media creative journey from one stimulus

All of these can be adapted for KS2/KS3 and please ask for KS1 and can include a range of different art outcomes, creative writing, music, puppetry and film and drama.

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Character/Living History Sessions

My character based sessions can be created from scratch, linked specifically to the curriculum or used as stand-alone projects. I developed ‘Character in a Cupboard’ for Key Stage 1 at Cravenwood Primary School many moons ago and it has proved a to be a brilliantly adaptable concept for getting young pupils (epsecially boys) to write. Thanks to […]

Published: 25th March 2013

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I bring real Roman, Medieval and miscellaneous artifacts into schools for children to handle, try on etc. Museums always frustrated me as a child because you could only look from outside the cases. Obviously there are distinct reasons for protecting antiquities and rare objects, but I hope this goes some way to making a connection […]

Published: 28th September 2010

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