During your school trip, your group will experience Egyptian life as part of the Royal Household, gaining an understanding of how Egyptian beliefs explained the world around them. In particular, they will experience the trials of living and dying in Egypt, getting to see the effect that a royal death had on the society.
Our historical narrative will allow your children to experience Egyptian life and culture. Your children will experience drama and fun in the activities that they do with us, all of which promote historical understanding, teamwork and problem solving.
Battle of Megiddo
Experience life as an Egyptian soldier going to battle against a mighty Syrian uprising
Some members of the household need to read and write, so you will learn more about how Egyptians use different types of writing and see if you have the necessary skills to make ink and write. Perhaps you will show aptitude and become a trainee scribe?
As Ancient Egyptians, archery is a key skill, not just for hunting for meat and furs, but also for use in warfare.
Egyptian Feast & stories
Understand why Egyptians held feasts and what they were celebrating. Take part in feasting and experience elements of Egyptian culture by retelling ancient stories like the Creation story.
Hunting- bow making
Learn how to make your own bow and arrow set from natural materials to take away.
What could children do? What skills would these games develop? What would they use to make games and why? How are these similar /different to what we play today?
Embalming & Mummification
Experience elements of Egyptian culture by spending 70 days preparing a body for its passage to the next life
Egyptian Fire lighting
Experience elements of life by starting a fire using a bow drill.
Consider what skills are needed to make these and why particular materials are used. What can we learn about the life of Ancient Egyptians from these artefacts?
(Only available if not selecting Embalming and mummification activity)
Book of the Dead
Learn what difficulties Ancient Egyptians faced on their journey to the Afterlife.
Egyptian Crime & Punishment
Join in our drama session and experience how the Egyptians dispensed justice