Brighton in the Stone Age
1 hour, onsite, all KS
Join us in the Elaine Evans Archaeology Gallery to uncover the story of Brighton’s ancient past in the tale of Whitehawk Hill and the ancient people who built and visited it.
What happens in the session?
Solve some puzzles, handle 5000 year old artefacts, become a Stone Age trader and hear Sussex folklore stories under a starry sky just like your ancient ancestors did.
- Please let us know of any SEND needs of your class before your visit.
- Please ensure suitable adult supervision.
School sessions timings:
- 10.15-11.15am – Museum Learning Assistant led session in gallery
11.15-11:30am – recommended independent time in gallery
- 11.45am-12:45pm – Museum Learning Assistant led session in gallery
12.45-1pm – recommended independent time in gallery
Aims of the session:
- To enjoy your time with us
- To feel a connection to our ancestors
- To see similarities and difference between people across time and place
- To find out how Stone Age people lived in Sussex
- To recognise similarities and differences between people across time and place
- To use skills of analysis and persuasive argument to interpret historical evidence
History Curriculum Links:
- KS1: Significant historical events, people / places in their own locality
- KS2: Changes in Britain from the Stone Age to the Iron Age
- KS3: An aspect or site in local history dating form a period before 1066
Cross Curricular: Literacy • Numeracy • Geography • Design & Technology • Business & Enterprise • Heritage Management • History
- Anglo Saxon Classroom Resource [PDF]
- Bronze Age Classroom Resource [PDF]
- Ice Age Classroom Resource [PDF]
- Iron Age Classroom Resource [PDF]
- Neolithic Classroom Resource [PDF]
- Roman Classroom Resource [PDF]
- Unearthing the Facts Archaeology Gallery [PDF]
- Archaeology Gallery Trail [PDF]