The Avebury Monuments Teacher’s Kit

Welcome to an exciting, colourful new resource from English Heritage! This comprehensive teacher’s kit will provide you with all you need to know about the history of the World Heritage Site at Avebury in Wiltshire, with plenty of suggested activities to do before, during and after your visit.
 
Each section can be downloaded free of charge. The activity sheets are aimed at pupils at key stage 2 and key stage 3 and, if you wish, you can use the images in the image bank to create your own activities. You can use them on your whiteboard too.
 
All the images are copyright cleared for educational use.
 
The pack has been produced for English Heritage by Wessex Archaeology.
 
We would love to hear from anyone who has used the kit as part of a unit of study or a field trip: if you have any feedback or questions (or photos of the kit being used!), please contact please contact the South West education team on 0117 9750720 or email educ.sw@english-heritage.org.uk

Image Bank

The copyright for these images belongs to English Heritage. They are for educational use only, with the Avebury Monuments Teacher’s Kit.
 Polished AxePolished Axe Broken scapula from Silbury Hill 2007Broken scapula from Silbury Hill 2007
Flint from Silbury Hill 2007Flint from Silbury Hill 2007Broken antler pick, SilburyBroken antler pick, Silbury
Finds from Silbury Hill, 2007Finds from Silbury Hill, 2007Silbury HillSilbury Hill
Silbury Hill reconstruction by Judith DobieSilbury Hill reconstruction by Judith DobieHelicopter lowering chalk, Silbury 2007Helicopter lowering chalk, Silbury 2007
Silmoss under microscopeSilmoss under microscopeSide Shot Silbury HillSide Shot Silbury Hill
Stones at Avebury HengeStones at Avebury HengeBarber's StoneBarber's Stone
Cross section of Avebury ditchCross section of Avebury ditchTransporting the stones by Judith DobieTransporting the stones by Judith Dobie
West Kennet Long BarrowWest Kennet Long BarrowWest Kennet Long Barrow, isometricWest Kennet Long Barrow, isometric
West Kennet Long Barrow Burial DepositsWest Kennet Long Barrow Burial DepositsWest Kennet Long Barrow SkeletonWest Kennet Long Barrow Skeleton
Ritual at West Kennet Long Barrow by Judith DobieRitual at West Kennet Long Barrow by Judith DobieAvebury Aerial ViewAvebury Aerial View
Avebury reconstruction by Alan SorrellAvebury reconstruction by Alan SorrellAvebury Reconstruction by Judith DobieAvebury Reconstruction by Judith Dobie
West Kennet AvenueWest Kennet AvenueAvebury Bird's Eye ViewAvebury Bird's Eye View
Avebury EntranceAvebury EntranceAvebury monuments reconstruction by Jane BrayneAvebury monuments reconstruction by Jane Brayne
Aurochs by Dave BennettAurochs by Dave BennettNeolithic landscape by Dave BennetttNeolithic landscape by Dave Bennettt
Barrow by Jane BrayneBarrow by Jane BrayneRitual at the Cove by Judith DobieRitual at the Cove by Judith Dobie
Plan of Avebury HengePlan of Avebury HengeWindmill Hill reconstruction by Judith DobieWindmill Hill reconstruction by Judith Dobie
The SanctuaryThe SanctuaryWindmill Hill Pots by Judith DobieWindmill Hill Pots by Judith Dobie

 

The Avebury Monuments Teacher’s Kit

The reports are in Adobe PDF format. A free viewer is available to download.