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Arty in the Abbey This session is full of fun art activities designed to help pupils to understand and explore our wonderful ruins.
Health and Hygiene Why were people in medieval times so preoccupied with death?
Hideous History – Monks and Tudors Why did Tudor doctors shave chickens’ bottoms?
If stones could speak Fun practical activities including puppets, art rubbings and dressing up help pupils to understand the different materials used in old buildings and how buildings change over time.
Mellow Monks Are your pupils feeling stressed or finding it hard to concentrate?
Power and Politics Develop pupil’s interpretation and enquiry skills by exploring medieval life in the abbey, change over time and the power of the Church.
‘The Hungry Caterpillar’ story sack Share the story of ‘The Hungry Caterpillar’ by Eric Carle.
What was it like to be a Monk at Kirkstall Abbey?