Education Pack

The education packs below contain ideas for activities, worksheets and resources for teachers to use in the park for Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2 children, especially for history and science.

All of the activities and worksheets follow a trail around the park. Please download the Trail Map here.

History

Science

ActivityNational Curriculum links
History 
An introduction to Theobald’s Palace during the Elizabethan and Jacobean periods (1558-1625).
History Key Stage 1 and 2
Art and Design Key Stage 1 and 2
A kinesthetic activity to help children understand the chronological history of Theobald’s Palace and the relationship to other historical periods.
History Key Stage 2
An activity which looks into more detail about the specific buildings of Theobald’s Palace. This can be carried out in the classroom if the weather is poor.
History Key Stage 2
An investigation of the walled fruit garden of Theobald’s Palace.
History Key Stage 2
An observational drawing activity to help imagine the appearance of the grounds of Theobald’s Palace.
History Key Stage 1 and 2
Art and Design Key Stage 1 and 2
A learning walk around the historically important features of Cedars Park.
History Key Stage 2 
Geography Key Stage 2
Mathematics Key Stage 2 
Art and Design Key Stage 2
An activity to help the children imagine what it was like to live during the Elizabethan and Jacobean times.
History Key Stage 2
Literacy Key Stage 2
Science 
This activity is going to investigate trees in the Cedars Park woodland, and introduce how these can be identified and grouped.
 
Science Key Stage 1 and 2
This activity is an investigation into the non-native trees in Cedars Park that date back to the Elizabethan and Jacobean periods.
Science Key Stage 2
This activity is going to introduce how to identify and sample plants in 2 habitats in Cedars Park; a grassland and woodland.
Science Key Stage 1 and 2
This activity is going to investigate the range of animals found in the grassland and woodland habitats at Cedars Park and will start to identify features which make them suited to these habitats.
Science Key Stage 1 and 2
This activity is going to investigate mini-beasts found in a woodland habitat, and will provide an opportunity to study animals in a microhabitat at Cedars Park.
Science Key Stage 1 and 2

Civil War at Cedars Park

This film shows impressions from the 'Re-visiting the Civil War at Cedars Park featuring Sir Marmaduke Rawdon's Regiment of Foote' event at Cedars Park on Sunday 24 and Monday 25 August 2014. The activity for History Key Stage 2 - 'A human timeline' references to this film. 

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