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Kingdom of Benin

England, Scotland, Wales

From 900 to 1897AD, Benin in West Africa prospered. Its inhabitants founded a thriving empire, led by powerful rulers who lived in amazing palaces. This interactive Benin KS2 workshop takes you deep into this unique kingdom to explore the Edo people’s rituals and way of life. Let’s explore how they flourished as a trading nation, meeting their terrifying gods along the way!

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"Session was very informative and created a clear timeline for the children of the Kingdom of Benin. Children left the workshop with a better understanding of the culture and the people that lived in the kingdom. The role play aspects of the workshops of the session were excellent and provided children with a better understanding of the day to day life. Our children are used to topics that are more related to British history so this was a nice exception to that, they were intrigued by the information they learned about the continent of Africa. The workshop was inclusive and every child could access the discussions and activities."

Class Teacher

London

What the children learn...

  • Explore the timeline of the period, the people who populated it and their roles in society
  • Examine the achievements of an early civilisation
  • Investigate the gods they worshipped and rituals they performed
  • Express ideas and feelings through roleplay, voice and drama

How this One Day Workshop works:

Structure

This is delivered as a full day workshop for one class of 35 pupils or a half day each for two classes.

Suitable for

KS2 / P4 - 7

Price

Pricing for this workshop ranges from £345 - £395 + 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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