School visit with Mary Queen of Scots
Immersive, hands on school sessions covering the Tudors, Castles, the Stone Age, Food, Farming and Animals.

KS1 Castles and Princesses

Tour of the site including the lavender labyrinth and toilet
Visit the apothecary’s herb garden and make a pomander
Dress up as a prince and princess and their servants
Meet an aristocratic lord or lady
Enter the turret house and climb up a spiral staircase 
See a royal feast and craft sweets fit for a queen

National Curriculum Link: significant historical events, people and places in your own locality

KS2 Tudor Health and Hygiene

Tour of the site including the lavender labyrinth and toilet 
Visit the apothecary’s herb garden 
Dress up as a lord, lady and their servants 
Meet Bess of Hardwick in the Turret House
Climb up a spiral staircase to see a Tudor banquet
Dress up as Tudor doctors and discover their weird medicines
Make a pomander to take home

National Curriculum Links: a local history study and a study of an aspect or theme in British history that extends pupils’ knowledge beyond 1066

KS2 Tudor Rich and Poor

Tour of the site including the lavender labyrinth and toilet 
Visit the apothecary’s herb garden 
Dress up as a lord, lady and their servants 
Meet Bess of Hardwick in the Turret House 
Climb up a spiral staircase to see a Tudor banquet 
Investigate inventories and have a go at quill writing
Make a sweets fit fr royalty to take home

National Curriculum Links: a local history study and a study of an aspect or theme in British history that extends pupils’ knowledge beyond 1066

KS2 and 3 Mark Queen of Scots on Trial

Discover the story of Mary Queen of Scots and her captivity in Sheffield. Explore the rooms that imprisoned her including the Turret House, the only roofed building surviving in England that she would have known.

Gather evidence to decide whether you believe Mary is innocent or guilty of plotting to assassinate Elizabeth I. You will need to decipher the coded messages from the infamous Anthony Babbington. The class will put Mary on trial to decide her ultimate fate.

KS2 National Curriculum Links: a local history study and a study of an aspect or theme in British history that extends pupils’ chronological knowledge beyond 1066

KS3 National Curriculum Link: a local history study, the development of church, state and society in Britain 1509-1745 and the Elizabethan religious settlement and conflict with Catholics

KS2 Become a Stone Age Hunter

Discover how people survived harsh stone age conditions
Learn tracking and hunting skills
Making your own spear
Have a go at using bows and arrows. 
Build shelters from branches and furs 
Start a fire using a bow and drill kit
Make paint and have a go at painting by candlelight 
Race to move the blocks of Stone Henge across site on rollers

KS2 National Curriculum Links: Changes in Britain from the Stone Age to the Iron Age

All About Animals: Identification and Classification

Coming soon on Mr Barnes Farm for KS 1 and KS2

Field to Fork

Coming soon on Mr Barnes Farm for KS1 and KS2

Booking and Prices

Session Time: 2 ½ hours plus lunch. 
Tudor sessions can be combined for a full day.

Session Time (inc lunch):   
Morning session: 10am - 1:30pm   £4.50 per child (1 hour lunch)
Full day session:   10am – 14:30:     £6 per child (45 min lunch)

All adults accompanying the trip are free.
Prices are VAT 0% rated.

To discuss any of our education sessions or to make a booking please contact our education officer by calling 0114 276 2828 ext 647 or via email

We are very happy for you to visit us before your school trip. Please check our website for our opening times or if you would like to meet our Education Officer, please contact us.
Disabled Access and Special Needs

Please complete the section in the booking form with details of any pupils with special or additional needs, including allergies if you are doing a food based session. If you are a special needs school we can adapt sessions to your needs. Visit the accessibility section of our website for information on disabled access and facilities.

Health and Safety

The Sheffield Manor Lodge site and our education sessions have been assessed for their risks. If you would like a copy of a risk assessment please contact our Education Officer. All education staff are first aid trained and all education staff and volunteers have been DBS checked.

Shop

If you would like to visit our shop let us know on the booking form. We will allow extra time to visit the shop. Goody bags are available to buy if booked in advance on the last sheet of the booking form.

Photography

Before your visit we may discuss whether we are able to take photos during your visit. We have a photo permission form available if needed. We will never take photos of children or staff without authorisation
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