The Bosworth Soldier – Outreach

Meet our resident soldier, learn about a variety of weapons from dagger to cannon, recruitment, the make-up of an army, wounds and treatment, tactics, campaign life, transportation, food and rations, sieges, heraldry and battle communications. Handle some artefacts and take your position as a soldier.

National Curriculum Links:

  • Events beyond living memory that are significant nationally or globally and lives of significant individuals
  • Significant historical events, people and places in their own locality – a local history study
  • Extending pupils’ chronological knowledge beyond 1066
  • The development of church, state and society in medieval Britain 1066-1509: the Wars of the Roses
  • Pupils to listen and respond appropriately to adults and their peers, ask relevant questions and justify answers, arguments and opinions
  • Lottery Heritage Fund
  • The National Forest
  • Accredited Museum
  • Visit England
  • Tripadvisor
  • Leicester Tourism Award
  • Leicester Tourism Award
  • LPL Winner 2016
  • 2016 Highly Commended
  • LPL Tourism Awards 2017: Commended
  • Food Hygiene
  • Autism East Midlands
  • Sandford Award Winner 2018
  • Tourism and Hospitality Awards 2019 - Small Visitor Attraction of the Year