Stone Age discovery day

Key subjects : Science, History

Immerse your students in the world of Stone Age people

Follow the changes in technology and evolution during the 3.4 million years from the Stone Age to Iron Age, from fighting for survival to sophisticated society. How did early hunter-gatherers survive? Discover the animals with whom they shared their world and the plants they would have used for food and medicine. Gather materials and explore ancient and modern fire lighting techniques and try your hand at prehistoric art. Investigate how modern humans have built up a picture of these incredible times using archaeology and the evidence unearthed.


Session covers: An introduction to changes in Britain from the Stone Age to the Iron Age, use of fieldwork; including fire-lighting and primitive art, understanding methods of historical interpretation and enquiry, chronology.

Suitable for: KS2

Session times: 10:00 - 14:00

Venue: Waltham Abbey Gardens, WaterWorks Centre

Available: All year

Stone Age discovery day in your school 

We now offer an over winter option to deliver our popular Stone Age discovery day programme in your school. Contact the team to arrange for us to take your pupils back in time!


Prince of Wales Primary School said: 


"A really practical and engaging day that sparked childrens' intellectual curiosity whilst consolidating and extending previous learning. I've learnt a great deal of both subject knowledge and ideas for history and outdoor lessons.


"Enjoyable activities, children stayed focused and engaged.


"Excellent programme with engaging activities that help practical knowledge.


Contact the team for more information or to book.