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Iron Age Art (Lesson for KS2)

A full lesson for KS2 exploring Iron Age art. The resource includes a detailed lesson plan, Powerpoint and pupil resource sheets.

What was Iron Age art like?
In this lesson pupils will consider what kind of artefacts tell us about life in the Iron Age, including weapons and jewellery. They will investigate the distinctive designs found in Celtic art and use these ideas to make their own Celtic brooch design.


  • To describe some of the features of Iron Age art
  • To use design ideas from Celtic art to make an Iron Age artefact

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

This is the tenth lesson in the popular KS2History Stone Age to Iron Age Unit for KS2..

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  • Lesson10StoneAgetoIronAgeKS2History.pdf
  • Lesson10StoneAgetoIronAgeKs2History.ppt

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Created: Apr 26, 2016

Updated: May 13, 2019

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