Category Archives: Mesolithic

KS2 teachers: Comings and goings on TV, museums and more!

Well, while schools are getting settled in and universities are gearing up to the new academic year, here are a few items from the world of archaeology and heritage that have attracted my attention. You’d better be quick though as … Continue reading

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Horizon’s First Britons

Last week the BBC aired the latest documentary in the Horizon franchise – First Britons. Since then there has been a lot of to-ing and fro-ing in discussion groups such as Britarch – a discussion list moderated by the CBA – … Continue reading

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KS2 British Prehistory – a summer of action pt2!

The summer of fantastic excavations on some of the most interesting sites from British Prehistory continues and now you can see some of what is being found! There are also some short video clips which reveal some of the life of … Continue reading

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KS2 and Mesolithic Britain: “what did they eat?”

In this peek into the Mesolithic of Britain we are going to look at how the archaeology of the period can tell us how how people subsisted – that’s to say how they supported themselves in terms of food. For … Continue reading

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Mesolithic Britain: First things first!

Welcome to part one of our look at the Mesolithic period in the Prehistory of Britain! In this, we try to include the basics – what you really need to know – and some interesting things that you might never … Continue reading

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