What are they up to – why attack Nimrud?
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We try our best here at Enrichment to stay out of controversy, but we’ve just heard on Radio 4 that ISIS are bulldozing Nimrud the...
- Mar 5, 2015
Why is finding wheat that is 8,000 years old exciting?
On the face of it, finding wheat DNA from a sample dated to 8,000 years ago shouldn’t be so exciting. After all, people had been growing...
- Mar 2, 2015
Did hunting with wolves give Homo Sapiens the advantage?
There are a couple of newspapers carrying the story of research which suggests that Homo Sapiens may have gained an advantage over our...
- Mar 2, 2015
The Promised Palaeololithic – Part 1!
So, as promised in our last post about teaching prehistory in KS2, here we go into more detail about the Palaeolithic – just what you’ve...
- Feb 25, 2015
Art, Cave Art and Prehistory: A Study day.
The day has something for everyone who wants to know more about art in prehistory. There are short talks from 6 leading experts in the...
- Feb 19, 2015
Teaching the Stone Age to Iron Age – where to begin?
Teaching ‘Changes in Britain from the Stone Age to the Iron Age’ is now required as part of KS2 History curriculum in England. For many...
- Feb 17, 2015
Museums at Night at Kelham Island Museum
This involves a torch-lit tour of the museum on the evening of the May 14th, led by a First World War munitionette, who is….wait for it…...
- Feb 16, 2015
Classics Day in Loughborough
I was privileged enough to be invited to take part in the Year 9 Classics Day at Loughborough High School. Designed to encourage the...
- Jan 19, 2015
Stone Age to Iron Age in Cheshire
What a wonderful day we had in Cheshire! Armed with our trenches, tools and artefacts, Dr Ian Parker Heath (trusty archaeologist husband...
- Jan 18, 2015
Teaching ‘changes in Britain from the Stone Age to the Iron Age’
At the end of my prehistoric archaeology workshops, teachers often say to me that they have learned as much as the children have. Of...
- Jan 17, 2015
After delivering a workshop covering the Stone Age to Iron Age to Y4s at St Andrews CE Primary School in Levenshulme in October, the...
- Nov 30, 2014
Back to the Stone Age for Ormskirk!
Y3s at Aughton St Michaels CE Primary School in Ormskirk became archaeologists for the morning when they excavated artefacts from the...
- Nov 19, 2014
Archaeology Day at Garstang
I love delivering Archaeology Days, because Archaeology Days allow time for me to really develop children’s interest and enable them to...
- Oct 24, 2014
So busy here!
Hi, Ian Parker Heath here with a fresh instalment of news from Enrichment Though Archaeology. Its been a while since the last news update...
- Oct 4, 2014
Third Year of the Trojan War!
After being invited back for the third year in a row, we are top news story on the Derby High School Website! Read all about it!...
- Jul 14, 2014
Anglo-Saxons at The Croft
Last Thursday, I returned to the Croft Primary School in Rugeley, Staffordshire, to deliver a workshop to Y5 to support the teaching of...
- May 28, 2014
Prehistoric Archaeology Workshops
I’m pleased to announce that over the past few weeks I have delivered my first archaeology workshops relating directly to the new primary...
- Mar 25, 2014
Calling all KS2 teachers! Prehistory in the Primary Curriculum Online Survey
For the first time since the National Curriculum was put in place, prehistory is now part of the Primary History Curriculum. Of course,...
- Mar 18, 2014
Time Detectives in the North East…
It was up to County Durham that I travelled last week, to meet the time detectives of The Links Primary School in Stockton-on-Tees, and...
- Mar 18, 2014
I had a brilliant time recently at St John’s Primary School in Sandbach Heath. I was thrilled by the sea of eager faces grinning up at...
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