Roman Britain at KS2
Uncover unique remains and treasures from Roman Britain. Find out about how Britain became part of Rome but developed its own distinct identity as a province of its Empire.
Resources for visits
Take a look at life as a Roman soldier, Roman buidings, animals the Romans kept, everyday objects and the design of Roman tombstones.
Meet Roman Emperors and explore some Roman jewellery.
Meet the key emperors in charge of Britain during the Roman
Looking at the evidence for different kinds of Roman musical
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Study some of the incredible craftsmanship of the Iron
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collection: Roman Britain
Find detailed information, background articles and images of many objects in the Museum's collection from ancient Rome.
Examine some of the most spectacular treasure finds made in Britain.
British Museum websites
Explore ancient civilisations from around the world across time.
Explore Roman Britain via the writing theme using the Vindolanda Tablets.
Other useful websites
Chedworth Roman Villa - enter via the National Trust website
Hadrian’s Wall - visiting information and learning resources for schools.
Romans in Sussex - website of the Sussex archaeological society with learning resources for KS1 and KS2.
The Portable Antiquities Scheme - a voluntary scheme to record archaeological objects found by members of the public in England and Wales. Use the database on this website to search for Roman finds in your local area.
For students aged between 7 and 11
K Hoare, V-Mail: Letters from the Romans at Vindolanda Fort near Hadrian's Wall (London, The British Museum Press, 2008)
R Abdy, Pocket Dictionary: The Roman Army (London, The British Museum Press)
S Moorhead, Pocket Explorer: The Roman Empire (London, The British Museum Press)
M. Corbishley, Illustrated Encyclopaedia of Ancient Rome (London, The British Museum Press, 2003)
J. Lindsay, Gladiator Activity Book (London, The British Museum Press, 2004)
D. Farris and S. Ransford, Ancient Rome Fun Book (London, The British Museum Press, 2000)
J. Green, Roman Britain Colouring Book (London, The British Museum Press, 2000)
R. Woff , The BM Pocket Dictionary of Greek and Roman Gods and Goddessess (London, The British Museum Press, 2003)
K. Wiltshire, Pocket Timeline of Ancient Rome (London, The British Museum Press, 2005)
All of these books can be purchased online, at the Museum shop or at many bookshops.
Teachers receive a 10% discount* when they quote teacher1011 in Museum shops.
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