Iron Age Farmer Day

Target Audience:  Key Stage 2

Activity Overview:

Learn hands-on from our Iron Age farmers at our settlement! This exciting Iron Age trip will help you work towards many curricular outcomes… Iron Age hill forts: tribal kingdoms, farming, art and culture

  • Grind Grain & Bake Bread
  • Weave on Warp Weighted Looms
  • Cook and Dye with Herbs
  • Trade and Barter

Traders (Trading in the afternoon has two parts:)

Part 1: your class will swap real artefacts as they role play as Iron Age farmers and use numerical problem solving in the trading game to barter for a wide range of goods

Part 2: your pupils will enjoy Trading with Celtic coins, by swapping their pocket money for gold coins to trade for the more precious produce in the shop, with a wide range of heritage produce supporting local craftsmen.

“The Iron Age trip was all great! The fact it was all hands-on and they could try everything” – Rebecca Ward, Hartsfield School, May 2019

“Grinding grain gave the best idea of everyday Iron Age life” – Carly Gardiner, Alban City, May 2019

“Children benefited from being immersed in everyday life!” – Mrs Garton, Bedford Modern School, March 2019

£15 / Student

Adult Helpers FREE
A full day of hands-on challenges from 10am until 2.30pm/3pm
Ratio of 1 adult helper to 8 Children

Hands-on education

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The children loved it, they benefited from the hands-on activities and immersive nature of the day and the environment of reconstructed roundhouses. - Ruth Taylor

Teacher, UCS Junior School, Iron Age Farmer Day

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