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Incredible Isleworth: A Local History Study KS2

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This programme provides an opportunity to observe the local environment and learn about the local history of the River Thames and how it is linked into a wider historical context.

Session 1 On the riverside pupils will develop an understanding of what the Thames is like today and gain knowledge of river geography. Fieldwork on the foreshore involves collecting and identifying historic artefacts as evidence of past river settlement, allowing pupils to gain an understanding and awareness of the past and compare it to the present day. Pupils will carry out a local history study to gain chronological understanding of Thames settlement and gather evidence of past and present environmental change. The riverside trail will provide pupils with an opportunity to explore and observe the local environment.

Site: Isleworth

Duration: Half day programme – 2 hours. No indoor facilities

Costs can be found here

Practical information can be found here

Learning objectives

Please send us your learning objectives in advance of your trip so we can tailor the programme to your requirements.

Please help us preserve London’s heritage by not taking artefacts from the foreshore

Please read our artefact policy