Join our quarreling historians, Professor Past and Dr Dunne, as they trace their families’ roots from the dawn of the Stone Age to the end of the Second World War – taking in over ten thousand years of British history in a fast-paced and action-packed hour and a half!



Workshop Description

This hilarious and highly interactive presentation has the unique feature of covering key features of every age demanded by the National Curriculum / Curriculum for Excellence, from the birth of civilization to the Roman invasion and from the Viking incursions to the rise of the Saxons – as well as paying brief visits to the bakery at the heart of the Great Fire of London, St Paul's Cathedral in Victorian times and the Home Front in World War II. Not only that, of course, but the experience can be enjoyed by up to 420 pupils in a single day - as well as supporting schools approaches to teaching British values. 

"The students gained knowledge about WW1- how it began and life as a soldier, they developed their role play skills in the scenario workshop and learnt about how valuable team work is. We would definitely recommend you to other schools around the area, as well as other teachers who we are friends with. It was a really successful day and the children haven't stopped talking about it." Ditton Primary School


EYFS-KS2 / P1-S7 / Senior Infants - 6th Class
1½ hours – half a day (depending on how many classes)
420 pupils per day
School Hall


How many pupils can take part?

Brilliant Britons can be enjoyed by up to 420 pupils in a single day! 

What is the format of the day?

This hilarious and highly interactive presentation is aproximately 1 hour and a half. Multiple sessions per day to fit in with your school timetable. 

Are there any technical requirements?

Each working space needs to be equipped with laptop/screen/projector, so pupils can view the supporting PowerPoint throughout.


Where will the workshops take place?

These workshops require the use of your school hall.

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