Resources for Schools and Families

We are working to create resources that can be used by schools and families to support learning at Key Stages 1 and 2.

Happisburgh Site 3 – Background Information

Information booklet about Happisburgh Site 3, designed to support teaching for KS2 Prehistory. This PDF includes suggested activities such as making and recording footprints. This is an active document and we’d love to hear any feedback or requests for things you’d like to see included.

Ashton N. (2021) Steps from History. In: Pastoors A., Lenssen-Erz T. (eds) Reading Prehistoric Human Tracks. Springer, Cham.

Deep History Art Trail

We’re encouraging children (and adults) to be inspired by some of the fascinating discoveries from the Deep History Coast and to get creative. Imagine living in a world populated by magnificent mammoths and enormous elks and then turn your ideas into artwork!

Download our flyer and get inspired!Download PDF

Logo for Deep History Coast
North Norfolk Deep History Coast
The West Runton Mammoth (©David M.Waterhouse)

Once Upon a Time in Happisburgh – Storytelling

A storytelling activity based around the Happisburgh footprints and reconstruction of Happisburgh Site 3. Activity supported with images and background information as well as prompts to guide story creation. You can download this activity as a PDF.

PalNetUK – Palaeolithic Teaching Resources

A list of online teaching resources created by PalNetUK, a networking resource for the Pleistocene and Palaeolithic records of the British Isles. The listed is updated regularly with useful websites, podcasts, videos, digital models etc.

Deep History Coast Colouring Sheets

Download and print Deep History Coast Colouring Sheets and bring back to life the ancient animals that roamed the land from millions of years ago.

Neanderthal Hunting Activity Pack

Activity pack created for children between 3 and 6 years old (preliteracy, Early Years Foundation Stage up to Early Years 3). Designed by Dr Karen Ruebens and Dr Geoff Smith, the pack aims to introduce youngsters to the lifeways and hunting strategies of Neanderthals based on recent scientific discoveries through a series of hands-on activities (colouring, cutting, connect the dots, memory game).