Time Trips delivers workshops on ancient history and science subjects in primary schools in the North West of England. The main teacher, Tony North, works in schools within 50 minutes' drive of Manchester (see map).
Each lesson has been carefully designed to engage children with educational and exciting hands-on activities, such as making models and artefacts, role play, drama, and games.
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The creative activities are of a very high standard compared to other history or science workshops. In spite of this the price is lower than the average cost of a school visit, because I (Tony) design all the resources and activities myself, and also because I am self-employed so there is no one taking a cut of our fee.
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Workshops last a full day and take place mainly in the classroom. Tony is a former history teacher with an MEd and an MSc in child psychology (see Tony's CV).
The fee for 2018-19 is £279 for school workshops (the tour of Manchester costs £230). The lessons are fully compatible with the curriculum, and are regularly updated and improved.
NEW: if you would like a day just on Celtic Art, see details on the Romans in Britain page
Follow the workshop links for details, as well as photos of the activities and reviews from teachers and children. Please note that due to the challenging nature of the creative activities, some of the workshops may be too difficult for less able or mature classes (read more here). Each workshop has an age range which you can see here.
Tony's available dates for Autumn: September 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 10, 25, 26, October 3, 8, 10, 16, November 13, 14, 20, 21, 27, 28, December 4, 5, 11, 12, 17, 18, 19
Bookings also taken for the rest of the year
Contact: Tony North Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Tel: 0161 224 6445
Email is usually the best form of contact, as I am often out during school hours
Address: 44 Whitebrook Road, Fallowfield, Manchester, M14 6EF
You can now read the whole of my novel, Marathon, on this website. I wrote it in 2009 and self-published it. It is a story about two boys and their father who were in the battle of Marathon, and is suitable for older children.
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Watch videos used in the new Evolution lesson:
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Romans in Britain