School kids at Hurst Castle

Self-led Visits

Our free self-led visits are good for those groups wishing to follow their own agenda using our free downloadable Teachers’ Kit.

To book your self-led visit, please click on the link below, complete the enquiry form and submit to: info@hurstcastle.co.uk

To access our free, downloadable Teachers’ Kit please click below:

TEACHERS’ KIT

HISTORY KIT

Further information sheets to support your self-led visit:

Curriculum links include:

History

Key Stage 1   

  • Significant historical events, people and places in their locality.

Key Stage 2  

  • A local history study.
  • A study of an aspect or theme in British history that extends pupils’ chronological knowledge beyond 1066.

Key points of interest:

  • Why was the castle built here?
  • How has the use and design of the castle changed and why?
  • Has the site been used for any other purpose?

Geography

Key Stage 2

  • Identify key topographical features.

Key points of interest:

  • How the spit protects the coast?
  • How the shingle spit was created and how it remains intact?

Hurst Castle
Hampshire, SO41 0TP
Tel: 01590 642500

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