Discover what life was like for the Romans in Scotland.

Level: First and second level (P3–7)
Cost: £75
Timing: 10:30/12:30 (60 mins)
Dates available: Available from 1 Nov 2018
Booking: Bookings open on 13 August

How should I prepare my class for this workshop?

Please split your class into four groups. Maximum capacity 33 children.

What will my pupils do in the workshop?

Discover what life was like for the Romans in Scotland. Led by museum staff, pupils will handle real and replica objects, investigate Roman beliefs, and find out what they ate for breakfast.

Follow up activities

Curriculum links






When I engage with others, I know when and how to listen, when to talk, how much to say, when to ask questions and how to respond with respect.

LIT 1-02a

When I engage with others, I can respond in ways appropriate to my role, show that I value others’ contributions and use these to build on thinking.

LIT 2-02a

Social Studies


I understand that evidence varies in the extent to which it can be trusted and can use this in learning about the past.

SOC 1-01a

I can use primary and secondary sources selectively to research events in the past.

SOC 2-01a



By exploring places, investigating artefacts and locating them in time, I have developed an awareness of the ways we remember and preserve Scotland’s history.

SOC 1-02a

I can interpret historical evidence from a range of periods to help to build a picture of Scotland’s heritage and my sense of chronology.

SOC 2-02a


I can compare aspects of people’s daily lives in the past with my own by using historical evidence or the experience of recreating an historical setting.                         SOC 1-04a I can compare and contrast a society in the past with my own and contribute to a discussion of the similarities and differences. SOC 2-04a
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