Students in Gallery 49 looking at Roman Britain

Roman Britain   

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Led by a member of the learning team, students develop critical thinking and enquiry skills through using objects as evidence to explore and discuss key aspects of life in Roman Britain.

Ages: 11–16 (KS3 and KS4)

Curriculum links: Classical Civilisations, History, cross-curricular

Maximum group size: 15

Session time: 50 minutes 

Session outlines

KS3

This gallery-based talk is designed to support students using objects as evidence. Led by a member of the learning team, students develop critical thinking and enquiry skills through investigating and discussing key objects in the British Museum collection. Students will use objects to explore the development of the city of Rome, the spread of the Roman Empire and key aspects of life in Roman cities.

KS4

This gallery-based talk is designed to support GCSE Classical Civilisations and History studies. Led by a member of the learning team, students develop critical thinking and enquiry skills through using objects as evidence to explore and discuss key aspects of life in Roman Britain. Students will investigate, analyse and interpret material evidence to explore the Roman social, cultural and historic context in which they were created. They'll also learn about key themes related to life in the Roman Empire such as trade, religion and the role of the army.

Session dates

March 2022
  • Wednesday 23 March at 10.30
  • Wednesday 23 March at 11.30
  • Wednesday 23 March at 13.00
  • Tuesday 29 March at 10.30
  • Tuesday 29 March at 11.30
  • Tuesday 29 March at 13.00
May 2022
  • Tuesday 17 May at 10.30
  • Tuesday 17 May at 11.30
  • Tuesday 17 May at 13.00
June 2022
  • Tuesday 21 June at 10.30
  • Tuesday 21 June at 11.30
  • Tuesday 21 June at 13.00
July 2022
  • Tuesday 5 July at 10.30
  • Tuesday 5 July at 11.30
  • Tuesday 5 July at 13.00