Teaching resources

Get the most from your visit by checking out the resources on offer.

This website's learning resources

  • Image Gallery - browse through photos which you are welcome to use for your educational projects
  • Campaign! – Make an Impact - an adaptation of the British Library’s initiative that uses history to inspire young people into active citizenship
  • Wallface: a different view of portraits - KS3 Art and Design looking at Roman artefacts and National Portrait Gallery images
  • The Eagles Have Landed looks at the Roman Invasion of Britain as an exploration into identity and image. It explores power and resistance, regime change and the impact upon one culture when it is subjugated by another. This is looked at in an historical context and more recent human history.
  • Hadrian's Cavalry - covers armour, tactics, caring for horses and more.
  • Diary of a Hadrian's Cavalry Artist - links to some fantastic community art created by groups and schools.
  • Make a Roman Standard - includes instructions and diagrams.

Not just history!

The World Heritage Hadrian's Wall Site can help your students explore Citizenship, Art and Design, Geography, Design and Technology as well as Science, English and Maths. Take a look at National Curriculum topics that you could use:

Useful information for planning

Hadrian’s Wall World Heritage Site

UNESCO World Heritage: Our Heritage in Young Hands promotes discussion and listening to others. It aims to reaffirm identities whilst promoting mutual respect and respect for diversity.

Useful sites with downloadable resources

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