Education

Hrafnslith are committed to education. Looking at history and experimenting helps us find out more about our heritage and sharing that knowledge with the public, and their children, is at the heart of what Hrafnslith do.

Hrafnslith have over a decade of visiting schools for Key Stage 2's 'Invaders & Settlers' syllabus, Hrafnslith education team never ceases to engage, entertain and impart their wealth of knowledge upon the younger generation.

A typical day will start with a raid on the classroom by our warriors who will then escort them into the Great Hall of Learning (school hall/classroom) where our Living History Encampment (LHE) will be set up. We will include several hands on activities and some acting where the children can dress up as characters and touch our weapons & LHE displays under careful supervision. We will cover Weapons, Clothes, both High & Low Classes, Male and Female, Where they Lived, Foods, Religion (Norse, Christian) & Myths, Runes and much more. In the afternoon we have a Sarga in which the children have acting roles.

We have received some great feedback from our school visits. Below is a sample of some of them...

Just to say the biggest thank you for today. You were both inspiring and such fun. We have never done something like this in our school before and it has been a real hit.
Mary Stoyle
Am off to sleep. You did all the work but I am shattered!! Great day and thanks again.
Sharon Farnhill, Stoke Canon Primary
Stoke Canon headteacher Richard Somerwill said: "Pupils listened to and took roles in a Viking saga, investigated Viking village life, handled items as diverse as replica battle helmets and cooking utensils and watched a battle re-enactment."
I just wanted to say a massive 'Thank you' on behalf of all the children and staff in Y5/6 here at Walliscote. We had a fantastic day and the children got so much from it! They were buzzing for days! (read more)
Sally Jones from Tregonwell Academy said: "Just to say a huge thank you for your visit to Tegonwell Academy last Tuesday. My class had a fantastic time and gained a great deal from the whole experience. I was particularly pleased with the way that they were able to take such an active and hands on role in the activities. I would certainly recommend you to other schools!"


Please feel free to get in touch with us if we can help with any questions or you'd like to make a booking.