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Monday 17th - Friday 21st October 2016

History On The Hill 

History on the Hill - a Heritage Education programme designed specifically for Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2 pupils, providing opportunities for the study of a series of local historical events which had international consequences and which still have resonances to this day.

 History On The Hill combines history, puppetry and drama.  Pupils take a tour of the permanent exhibition on The Flight of the Earls and the Plantation of Ulster (with study booklets for KS2 pupils/a Big Book storytelling session for KS1 pupils).  There follows an exploration of the Hill of The O’Neill, then either a specially written puppet show (KS1), or a drama workshop (KS2), which continues the themes of the exhibition.  Time Steps will facilitate the drama aspects of this programme

  • Suitable for KS1(P3/4) and KS2 pupils
  • One 2½ hour session each day, with a 20 minute mid-morning break
  • Cost:  £2 per pupil/£50 per class of 30 pupils
  • School staff:  free
Curriculum Links 
Language and Literacy:  Talking and Listening; Reading (KS2); Writing (KS2) 
The World Around Us:  History 
TS and PC :  Being Creative;Working With Others
Statutory Requirements:  Change Over Time; Place

Teacher notes and a PDF version of the KS2 booklet are available by contacting the Education Officer, Peter Lant, by email at peter.lant@midulstercouncil.org 

You may make a booking by contacting Ranfurly House Receptionranfurly@midulstercouncil.org  or telephoning 028 8772 8600

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