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Heritage Learning Programme KS1 & KS2 

Extraordinary Characters Through Time
Year Group - KS2
Duration: up to 90minutes
Delivery: Facilitated on-site session
Class size: Maximum of 32 pupils
Availability: This programme is only available during key events (British Science Week, Arts Week and Black History Month). Dates currently available : 3, 4, 5 October 2022 (AM OR PM)
Step inside St Alfege Church and discover how it has been the centre of a vibrant community of people for over 1000 years. 
Become a History Detective and join us to travel back through time and meet some of the extraordinary characters who have shaped our past and find out how they can inspire us today. Learners will have the opportunity to work in groups to use their detective skills to explore key figures from our site's history, undertake a creative activity in response to their extraordinary character and share their learning with the wider class.
This session includes the opportunity to visit the crypt and find out about the churches role as an air raid shelter in WWII bringing our timeline into the 20th century.
Curriculum links:
History: *A local history study *A study of an aspect or theme in British history that extends pupils’ chronological knowledge beyond 1066 *Understanding methods of historical enquiry
English: *Use discussion in order to learn *Gain competency in the arts of speaking and listening, making formal presentations *Demonstrating to others and participating in debate

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