8. What do grave goods tell us about the Bronze Age?

A full lesson for KS2 exploring some of the evidence and artefacts that tell us about the Bronze Age. The resource includes a detailed lesson plan, Powerpoint and pupil resource sheets.

What do grave goods tell us about the Bronze Age?
In this lesson pupils will find out about how people in the Bronze Age were buried alongside some objects that were important to them. Pupils will reflect upon how artefacts found in Bronze Age burial sites can give us information about what life was like in this period. This lesson also introduces the idea that not all artefacts survive over time and invites pupils to sum up their learning by exploring the grave of the Amesbury Archer.



  • To understand how grave goods can give us information about the past
  • To think about what type of objects survive over time

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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    1 x Powerpoint (whiteboard slides)


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