The Bosworth Soldier

Meet our resident soldier and learn about a life in the medieval times. Find out about the variety of weapons used in battle, the make-up of an army and battle tactics. Handle real artefacts and have your questions answer by the expert. Take your position as a soldier and have a go at the bill drill.

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
Audience: KS1 – KS5
Price: £3 per student
Duration: 45 minutes
Minimum number of students: 16 or £48
Maximum number of students: 35
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