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School presentation
An introduction to ancient Rome and Roman city life

Booking information

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Phone: +44 (0)20 7323 8181
Session costs £2.50 per student. Payment required when booking.

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Through an interactive presentation your students will explore the evidence that objects provide about key aspects of life in ancient Rome and explore the context in which they were created.

Themes include the founding of Rome, spread of the Roman Empire, leisure and entertainment, building materials, trade, religion and daily life.

Depending on group size, your students may be joined by students from other schools.

Ages: 11–14 (KS3)
This session is also available for KS4 students to book. It is most suitable for Year 10 students starting their Classical Civilisation or Ancient History GCSE and students building their cultural knowledge and understanding of the ancient Greek or Roman world.

Curriculum links: History, Classical Civilisation

Session time: 45 minutes

Maximum group size: 130

This session takes place in the Stevenson Lecture Theatre.

Session dates

October 2023
  • Thursday 5 October at 11.00
  • Thursday 5 October at 12.30
November 2023
  • Monday 20 November at 11.00
  • Monday 20 November at 12.30
January 2024
  • Monday 15 January at 11.00
  • Monday 15 January at 12.30
February 2024
  • Monday 26 February at 11.00
  • Monday 26 February at 12.30
April 2024
  • Monday 22 April at 11.00
  • Monday 22 April at 12.30
June 2024
  • Monday 17 June at 11.00
  • Monday 17 June at 12.30