6. Why are there so many mysteries about Stonehenge?

6. Why are there so many mysteries about Stonehenge?

A full lesson for KS2 about Stonehenge, with a detailed lesson plan, Powerpoint and pupil resource sheets (including instructions to make a biscuit henge model).


Why are there so many mysteries about Stonehenge?
In this lesson pupils take a virtual tour of Stonehenge and suggest answers to some related questions that still puzzle historians today. Pupils will explore different theories about why Stonehenge was built and then they will construct their own models of Stonehenge using biscuits, clay or boxes.



  • To understand what Stonehenge looks like
  • To explore different theories about the building of Stonehenge

The lesson plan includes differentiation ideas to adapt the activities for the needs of your class.

This lesson is part of the popular KS2History Stone Age to Iron Age Unit for KS2.


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  • File Formats

    1 x PDF File (lesson plan and pupil resource sheets)

    1 x Powerpoint (whiteboard slides)


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