Live History Class for Kids: The British in America

Members of the Virginia Company landing on the shores of Virginia to establish the Jamestown Colony. British men disembark from a boat and place a flag on American soil, watched by a native American in the foreground.

Thursday 14 October, 4.30pm BST/11.30am ET. Register here for this 30-minute class.

Join our virtual history classes on the 2nd Thursday of the month at 4.30pm BST to learn about to key events in early American history. Together we will uncover the past and develop historical skills!

In this class, we’ll find out how Christopher Columbus ‘discovered’ North America in 1492 as well as learning about the first permanent British settlers in the early 17th century. We’ll then put ourselves in their shoes by writing a diary entry.

Activity materials: paper and pencil/pen

Most suitable for KS2 and KS3 (US Grades 2-8) but all ages welcome!

Please note that the session will be recorded. A parent, carer or teacher should register on behalf of participants.

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