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The Stone Age to Iron Age

What we will be learning:


  • changes in Britain from the Stone Age to the Iron Age


The children will begin their learning through revising previous history topics to ensure they can sequence the past. They will then explore the changes that occurred in Britain during this period, exploring what else what going on around the world at that time. This includes:


  • late Neolithic hunter-gatherers and early farmers, for example, Skara Brae
  • Bronze Age religion, technology and travel, for example, Stonehenge
  • Iron Age hill forts: tribal kingdoms, farming, art and culture


It is important that children consider these elements as they will build upon them, and make links between, as they progress through school e.g. farming introduction in Iron Age to the important of irrigation in Ancient Egypt.

Museum from Home: How clever were Stone Age people? Pretty clever, we think!

Look no further for an introduction to what we know about the Stone Age, and what the difference is between Palaeolothic and Neolithic axes!

Museum from Home: This Neolithic axe is one of the rarest and coolest things ever!

Want to see the last remaining bit of a deer that lived in Switzerland 6000 years ago? Here it is, along with lots of reasons why the Neolithic period of the...

Museum from Home: How to Make a Bronze Axe

Have a look at some of our Bronze Age axe heads, and find out how they were made. But why would the Bronze Age people throw them away into water?

Museum from Home: Arrow heads and climate change in the Stone Age

What did climate change have to do with the Stone Age, or the invention of the bow and arrow? Today we look at a flint arrow head.