Explore the Jorvik Group
Explore the Jorvik Group
We have a selection of resources that will bring the Viking Age to life in your classroom and compliment your visit to JORVIK. From replica artefacts to borrow, to videos to watch in the classroom, scroll down to learn more…
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We have an exciting range of education loan boxes for you to borrow to bring a JORVIK Group learning experience into the classroom. Whether you want to look at the daily life of the Vikings or find out how archaeologists learn about Prehistoric times, our boxes of archaeological artefacts, replicas and teachers notes give you a range of resources to bring the past to life.
Learn more about our Loan Boxes here.
Bring the Viking Age to your classroom with one of our Loan Boxes! Our Viking Loan Boxes contain real and replica artefacts that can be used to compliment a visit to JORVIK and to aid a study on the Vikings at school.
These loan boxes contain a range of replica and original artefacts which give an insight into the daily life and vivid cultures of the time period. From food production to clothing, personal possessions to pastimes, the loan box contents can be used to highlight the similarities and differences between the past and today.
This loan box allows your pupils to explore the techniques used by an archaeologist when investigating finds, helping to illustrate chronology and providing plenty of opportunities for STEM learning within the context of historical enquiry.
This loan box provides a further investigative angle, prompting an interactive activity session to illustrate what can be learned about a culture from the burial practices they engage in – plenty of opportunity for role-playing and investigation.
This box contains a variety of replica artefacts, including an example of the famous antler headdresses, to bring this exciting period to life!
The boxes cost £24 each for the first week, followed by £6 for each additional week up to a maximum of six weeks. Loan boxes have to be collected and returned to DIG: An Archaeological Adventure. Unfortunately we cannot send the boxes via post or courier.
To place a booking or view a loan box, call or email our schools reservations team on 01904 615505 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Please bear in mind that the team are currently exceptionally busy – thank you for your patience.
Shaking Hands with the Past
Our fun and informative vodcast series ‘Shaking Hands with the Past’ helps pupils investigate Viking Age artefacts and are ideal for watching in the classroom. Learn more and watch them here
Souvenir Gift Packs
We offer a selection of souvenir gift bags for pupils to take home as a memento of their day. Click here for more information.
We have included the following activity and information sheets on the website to allow you to download them to your computer and print out at home. This way you can get to know even more about the Vikings in your spare time. To access the documents please click on the relevant links:
You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader to read these files.