National Curriculum Subject Area/s: Classics Length of session: 1 hour Max group size: 30 pupils
‘Really well planned out. The session really brought to life classical objects from Ancient Roman times.’
Secondary Classics teacher
Knowledge and understanding of key aspects of everyday life in Ancient Rome
Explore primary evidence, draw conclusions and share ideas
Develop close observational looking skills
Experience of handling real ancient Roman artefacts
In this session students will explore everyday life in Ancient Rome using primary evidence.
Students will search for objects covering themes which explore key aspects of Roman life: cooking, eating and drinking, trade across the Roman Empire, building materials, religion and the spread of the Empire.
Activities will include gallery searches, discussion and object-handling.
Sessions can be tailored in discussion with the teacher to meet the needs of students.