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This workshops aim is to immerse and engage students in our historical past. To leave them with a feeling of awe and understanding at how our ancestors lived their everyday lives.

This is an interactive and lively history-based workshop, which keeps students fully engaged. This workshop includes hands on activities such as, decoding and making runes, making flat breads, grinding grain, shelter building.

Learning outcomes:
– A greater understanding of everyday life in historical times.
– An appreciation of how life was different then compared to now
– how buildings were constructed
– where and how water was collected
– how people cooked, how diet, shopping and storing food have changed


Key Information.

Suitable for: KS1, KS2

Ages: 5-7, 7-11

Subjects: Citizenship, Geography, History, Maths, PSHE, Science

Topics: Anglo-Saxons, Health and the People, Local History, Plants, Storytelling, Team Building, Community, Technology, Agriculture

Type: At Venue

Duration: Half or Full Day

Cost: From £4.50 per student (£54 half day £78 full day per group of 12 students)

Dates: Ongoing

Max. Students: 60

SEND: Yes - suitable for students with SEND

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About Cogges Manor Farm.

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Cogges Manor Farm offers an exciting year-round Schools Education Programme, covering different age ranges from the Early Years Foundation Stage through to Key Stage 2. They offer full or half day sessions tailored to the needs of the school and curriculum. Cogges is a wonderful site for education and their workshops are adaptable for students with additional needs.

Each subject area is led by their trained Educational Facilitators and volunteers and has been carefully constructed to work in line with the National Curriculum covering key subject areas including history, geography, mathematics, literacy, citizenship, science and design. Their aim is to harness the unique environment at Cogges Manor Farm and create interactive learning experiences to inspire students of all ages. 

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