The Bosworth Soldier

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, take your position as a soldier and have a go at the bill drill.

*We have made some small changes to keep the pupils, adults and the facilitators safe. But despite these changes, the facilitators will still be delivering an engaging and informative session for the pupils to support their learning back in the classroom.

Key Stage 1-5: History, English & SMSC
The teacher to pupil ratio is 1:10

Duration: 45 mins
Cost: £3 per pupil

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

 

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