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Stone Age Skills - Warwickshire Heritage Learning

Workshop title

Stone Age Skills

Key stage 2
Delivered at

Kingsbury Water Park, near Sutton Coldfield - Not available December and January

Duration 4 hours, from 10.15am to 2.15pm
Curriculum topics

History, English, Technology

Main focus

Settlement, migration, technology, change and continuity

Workshop outline

An opportunity for your class to travel back in time to the late Stone Age, to investigate Stone Age life, technology and skills, using the natural environment of Kingsbury Water Park and replica artefacts.

Children will be immersed in this story adventure, learning about the benefits and drawbacks of life as a hunter gatherer and farmer in the Neolithic period, helping a lost youngster choose which tribe to join.

Focusing on the substantive concepts of settlement and migration, this practical workshop takes place outside, whatever the weather.

Key skills covered

How does this support your teaching?


  • Understand historical concepts such as continuity and change
  • Understand the methods of historical enquiry
  • Gain historical perspectives
  • Changes in Britain from the Stone Age to the Iron Age


  • Participate in discussions presentations, performances, role play, improvisations and debates
  • Discussing word meanings, linking new meanings to those already known


  • understand how key events and individuals in design and technology have helped shape the world
  • apply their understanding of how to strengthen, stiffen and reinforce more complex structures
  • prepare and cook a variety of predominantly savoury dishes using a range of cooking techniques
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