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History of the Olympics

England, Scotland, Wales


The Olympic Games were started by the Greeks in 776 BC to honour the almighty king of the gods, Zeus. 776 BC?! That’s a seriously long time ago! So why do we still celebrate and compete today? Leap, run and jump into history on this Ancient Greece KS2 & KS1 workshop and discover how this worldwide sporting event has endured and changed over time. Your class will find out what it takes to be an athlete, plus some of the weird and wonderful sports they can take part in.

An ideal history workshop for schools all year round or to celebrate the Olympic Games!

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"Callum was a really good facilitator. Full of energy and kept the children inspired and engaged throughout and we like the range of drama activities."

Class Teacher


What the children learn...

  • Explore how the Olympic Games started, and why they are still so important today

  • Examine key skills required to be an athlete
  • Encourage an appreciation of historical and current day cultural significance of the Olympic Games

How this One Day Workshop works:


We can be flexible! This workshop can be delivered as a 1 hour, half day or full day workshop depending on your class numbers and preferred focus. The more time we have with each class, the more we can achieve.

Suitable for

KS1 / KS2 / P1 - 3 / P4 - 7


Pricing for this workshop ranges from £345 - £425 + VAT depending on workshop length and number of classes. Please get in touch for a tailored quote.

What we need from you

A large, clear space (such as a school hall) is ideal so participating children can move around comfortably. The more information you can provide about the needs of your class the better.

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