Everyone wants to study the Stone Age! Hamilton provides differentiated cross-curricular topics for Lower and Upper Key Stage 2 covering Stone Age to Iron Age.
Lower key stage 2 children learn about life in Britain in the Stone and Iron Ages, a period covering a million years of history with a strong focus on English and and design curriculum objectives.
Understand the chronology of this fascinating time and create timelines of the periods from the Stone Age to the Iron Age. Discover developments in food and cooking, and the move from hunting and gathering to farming. Explore developing technology and inventions, and speculate why these changes occurred.
Design and build a replica Stonehenge when you learn about religion and ritual. Investigate life as a villager in prehistoric times and learn about changes in homes and settlements. Experience the art and music of these periods and make replica art objects from the Neolithic Period, and the Bronze and Iron Ages.
Bring the Stone Age to life for your upper key stage 2 class in topic blocks that develop their historical and archaeological understanding, skills and vocabulary, while also covering some English and design curriculum objectives.
Create Ice Age art and experiment with different techniques and styles. Learn about the move from hunting and gathering to farming. Discover technological developments from the Stone Age to the Iron Age and make a collection of edible prehistoric tools. Research the significance of Stonehenge and its religious importance.