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Discovering Archaeology and the Bronze Age: A subject knowledge and teaching guide

Discovering Archaeology and the Bronze Age This comprehensive subject knowledge and teaching guide can also be found as a booklet in the BOAT KIT, a collection of various resources designed principally for school pupils and students and a product of the European project ‘BOAT 1550 BC’. Sets of the BOAT KIT are now held in France, England and […]


Bronze Age themed resource for new Prehistory programme – the BOAT KIT
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Summer 2014 and the three year European project ‘BOAT 1550 BC’ has just closed.  When we began planning for this, Prehistory barely got a mention in the English school curriculum but from September, schools are required to teach the Stone Age through to the Iron Age to children at Key Stage 2 (7 to 11 […]


Who’s Afraid of the Big Bad Bronze Age? Prehistory themed resources

Who’s Afraid of the Big Bad Bronze Age?* Bronze Age themed resource for new Prehistory programme – the BOAT KIT Summer 2014 and the three year European project ‘BOAT 1550 BC’ has just closed.  When we began planning for this, Prehistory barely got a mention in the English school curriculum but from September, schools are required […]


Canterbury’s Archaeology 2017–2018

Canterbury’s Archaeology 2017–2018 Fieldwork St Albans Cathedral Researching the Anglo-Saxons in and around Dover Building recording The buildings on the bridge Palaeoenvironmental work Hippos at Herne Bay Education Working in partnership New Archaeology Course Teaching resources Engaging with schools Outreach and community archaeology East Wear Bay The 68th International Sachsensymposion at Canterbury The Friends of Canterbury […]


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 […]


Canterbury’s Archaeology 2012–2013

Canterbury’s Archaeology 2012–2013 [LOOK INSIDE at issuu.com] Excavation our field team uncovered some remarkable archaeology on a huge variety of sites. Here we explore discoveries from the Neolithic, Bronze Age, Iron Age, Roman and Anglo-Saxon periods The Meads, Sittingbourne Claxfield Farm, ­Lynsted St Edmund’s School, Canterbury Wincheap, Canterbury St Margaret’s at Cliffe, Dover Building recording […]


Roman and Anglo-Saxon Canterbury Reconstructed

Roman and Anglo-Saxon Canterbury Reconstructed Teacher’s Resource Pack Downloadable here.  No longer available in hard copy. A versatile teaching resource The quality of information and illustrations makes this a resource which can support a wide range of teaching programmes: The National Curriculum in Primary and Secondary Schools, GCSE and A Level in both History and […]


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 […]


What was it like to live in Anglo-Saxon Lyminge? A CAT curriculum pack

What was it like to live in Anglo-Saxon Lyminge? Looking for resources to support KS 2 History in the coming year? Then this new curriculum pack from Canterbury Archaeological Trust Education Service could help you. The pack is a product of the highly successful Lyminge Archaeological Project which Reading University ran each summer in this […]