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Investigating the Impact of World War l on your Locality (Key Stage 3)

Investigating the Impact of World War l on your Locality: A Teaching and Learning Resource for Schools (Key Stage 3) These resources were produced by Year 9 students and staff at St John’s RC Comprehensive School, Gravesend.  As a starting point, students used the names on their local war memorial, carrying out research to produce […]


Citizenship Education: Archaeology in the Local Community

Citizenship Education: Archaeology in the Local Community JUMP TO: Promoting the role of Archaeology in caring for the local environment: A case of Citizenship in action Antiquary to Archaeologist: How attitudes and values have evolved raising Archaeology to the status it enjoys at the turn of the 21st century DOWNLOAD [PDF]: Some Questions and Answers […]


Investigating Aspects of the History of Kent at Key Stage 3

Investigating Aspects of the History of Kent at Key Stage 3 These resources were developed by Sarah Martin, Director of Humanities at The Archbishop’s School, Canterbury. They are based on aspects of the History of Kent and were designed as a synoptic unit for pupils at the end of Key Stage 3 although they can […]


Summer outings
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It’s June! The sun is out (today at least), the strawberries are ripening and it’s time for garden parties, fetes and pageants.  Here are three local events where you can catch up with the Trust, handle some finds or have a Litte Dig. First up is Charing Village Fete and Flower Show on Saturday 22nd […]


Bursary applications open soon
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It’s chilly now, but spring IS coming and with it the opening of applications for the Ian Coulson Annual Bursary for Local History and Archaeology in Kent Schools. Teachers at St John’s Catholic Comprehensive School, Gravesend, winners of the 2017 bursary, are currently developing a local history project with their pupils based on the First World […]


Waitrose supports Education work
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Through their Community Matters scheme, Waitrose has donated £264 to the Trust’s development of resources for schools. If you’re a Waitrose shopper, you will know that when you shop in-store you are given a green token to put in one of three ‘good causes’ boxes near the exit. The more tokens an organisation gets, the […]


The Ian Coulson Annual Bursary
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Congratulations to St John’s Catholic Comprehensive School, Gravesend for being awarded the first Ian Coulson Bursary for Local History/Archaeology in Kent schools (July 2017). Full details and how to apply for this bursary can be found here. Tweet


The Ian Coulson Annual Bursary for Kent schools

The Ian Coulson Annual Bursary for local history/archaeology in Kent schools Teaching resources funded by the Ian Coulson Bursary Investigating the Impact of World War l on your Locality: A Teaching and Learning Resource for Schools (Key Stage 3) Investigating Aspects of the History of Kent at Key Stage 3 This annual bursary has been […]


Silver penny returns from the cleaners
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An Anglo-Saxon silver penny, recovered during the excavations on the St James’s development in Dover last summer, has now been carefully cleaned allowing it to be dated to around AD 800. The coin was found at a depth of about 9 feet when a trench for a replacement sewer was being excavated across the site of the former […]


IOTAS Archaeological Studies Lecture Course 2017
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The Isle of Thanet Archaeological Society has sent us details of their lecture course, this year given by John Grigsby. John is currently writing his PhD on Stonehenge; his day job is with our excavation team. Transitions in History, Archaeology and Myth: how did traditions change or survive? Session Date 1. The chosen few: Medway Megaliths – were […]