University of Reading
University of Reading
FREE Medieval History Day suiable for Year 12 students. Covers aspects relevant to the AS curriculum in both history and archaeology. at University of Reading

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FREE Year 12 Medieval History Day

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Event Summary:

FREE Medieval History Day suiable for Year 12 students. Covers aspects relevant to the AS curriculum in both history and archaeology.

Full Event Details:

The event allows students with an interest in History or Archaeology to experience a day of talks, lectures and practical sessions relevant to the AS History and Archaeology curriculum.

Students will be able to attend the following sessions: The archaeology of crusading; diet & disease in medieval England; Medieval Teenagers - practical activity and bone handling; Medieval Magic; Overhearing Medieval Conversations; Monks and Arthur: Archaeology and history at Glastonbury Abbey. Student can hear what it is like to study both disciplines at University from staff and students. Please email [email protected] for further information or to book a place.

Suitable For:

Bookings by Teachers for Key Stage 5 (Students aged 16-18)
Individuals (Enquiry not required to be through a school)


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Institution Profile:

The University of Reading offers an ever-expanding programme of free outreach events across all subject areas from Year 7 - 12. All events are intended to enthuse students whilst offering curriculum enhancement and enrichment.

The types of provision include:

Subject Days and Theme Days - hands-on activities for students based on or around a particular A Level (or equivalent) subject. Days include practical tasters which support their studies or highlight the Higher Education options available to students studying in these areas. Aside from collaborating with the central Global Recruitment Team ( UK and Outreach) on the development of outreach activities focused around particular subjects, some academic departments also run their own events for schools and colleges.

Master Classes and Technique Sessions – these events focus on a specific area, technique or skill within a subject, allowing students the chance to see 'close-up' some of the techniques used in that subject areas.

Conferences and Debates – these events are designed to challenge the way students think about real world issues and developments in technology and to encourage independent learning and the development of transferable skills, such as evidence analysis, research and communication skills.

Lectures - as well as our public lecture series which are free and open to all schools, we also have a number of other lecture events throughout the year to engage your students with the latest research and advancements in all academic discipline.

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