Choosing your learning sessions
To make the most of your visits, we have created some example itineraries to help you plan your day. These will show up once you click on a Key Stage. Please have a look at at these before choosing your sessions.
Guide-led tour of the exhibition – Group sessionGet the most out of the Bosworth exhibition with a tour led by one of our guides.
Guided walk of the Battlefield Trail- Group sessionDiscover the latest information about the Battle of Bosworth, while walking in this historic landscape.
Guided Walks of the Battlefield TrailOne of Bosworth’s knowledgeable guides will bring the events of the battle to life through lively interpretation and objects.
History DetectivesPupils become detectives using deductive skills and reasoning to see what they can learn from archaeological discoveries and historical objects.
Indoor talk and Sundial walk – Group sessionAn entertaining combination of indoor talk and short guided walk to learn the key facts around the Battle of Bosworth.
John the Archer – OutreachA costumed archer explains the make-up of medieval bows and arrows, and the role of the archer on the battlefield and on the hunting ground.
Life in Roman BritainPupils are shown aspects of life in Roman Britain through three sessions, which are led by costumed characters.
Life of a Roman Soldier – OutreachThis session explores the reality of life in the army in Roman Britain.
Roman Games and Pottery HandlingTo complement our Life in Roman Britain sessions, we can offer this extra session which may help fill the day during your visit. We have some Roman games to learn to play and real Roman pottery and building materials to handle. Once the children have mastered the games and held some real Roman objects, we […]
Roman RambleTo tie in with our Life in Roman Britain sessions, this self-led activity gives the opportunity for your class to visit the site of the Roman Temple discovered during the Battlefield survey, armed with information sheets, teachers’ guide and both replica and real roman objects for handling. The site is now a field, but the […]
Self-Led Tours of the ExhibitionThe award-winning exhibition brings to life the story of the Battle of Bosworth and this fascinating period of history as Richard and Henry battle for the throne of England.....
Short guided walk to the Memorial Sundial – Group sessionDiscover the key facts of the Battle of Bosworth while overlooking the Battlefield itself.
The Bosworth SoldierLearn about a variety of weapons from dagger to cannon, recruitment, the make-up of an army, wounds and treatment, tactics, campaign life, transportation, getting to battle, food and rations, sieges, war horses, heraldry and battle communications.
The Bosworth Soldier – OutreachLearn about a variety of weapons from dagger to cannon, recruitment, the make-up of an army, wounds and treatment, tactics, campaign life, transportation, getting to battle, food and rations, sieges, war horses, heraldry and battle communications.
The Bosworth Soldier & ArcherDiscover how often archers had to train, how effective the bodkin arrow was against armour and where an archer kept his spare bow string, handle a bow and arrow and imagine you’re an archer on the battlefield.