Key Stages 3 & 4 | The Roman Baths
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Pupils at a science session around the Great Bath

Key Stages 3 & 4

Our popular interactive sessions are held at the Roman Baths and are based on the National Curriculum.

Romans Revisited 

The observation, investigation and handling of artefacts and sources offers pupils the chance to explore Roman bathing and Roman life at this historic site. This also encourages them to make important links to their own lives today. This session allows pupils to build upon key skills, such as evaluation and interpretation, as well as encouraging them to come to well-reasoned conclusions based on analysis of evidence.

Looking at the Roman Baths through the eyes of a historian

The Roman Baths are a great place to look at key skills as identified in the History National Curriculum. Download this trail to explore six of the key skills and also to develop knowledge and understanding of the Romans. An answer sheet is available here to download separately.

Welcome to Aquae Sulis 

A 1 hour session for Latin and Classical Civilisation students. The session includes a presentation on the site and the people who came here, and artefact handling. 

Latin and Classics resources - We have been working with Anne Dicks from Malvern St James School to prepare resources for use in the classroom, on-site at the Roman Baths and for follow-up projects. These resources can be downloaded here.

Science at the Roman Baths

Look at science with us at the Roman Baths. Recently five teachers from the University of Bath created some activities for you to do with your class. Several activities can be done in one visit and there is a challenge for everyone. There are also teacher information packs to accompany the activities. The activities include:

Download a copy of the activity above and enjoy finding out about science. A disc with the activities can also be sent to school. Schools can borrow data loggers or a flow meter from us with enough advance notice or bring along a data logger from school. Contact our Learning team.

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