Makers of History


Holy Family RC P.S., Oldham – “We couldn’t ask for anything more. A day we will all remember for a very long time, therefore the learning will be life-long.”

Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic P.S., Leeds – “Children were excited, engaged and enthused by the tasks provided. Andy and Alison are true masters of their craft.”

Button Lane P.S., Manchester – “The children had very little prior knowledge and this workshop has been a great resource to hook them into our current topic. Fantastic day had by all. We will use this company again.”

Lostock Gralam CE P.S., Cheshire – “You delivered an absolute wealth of knowledge in a fun, varied and child-friendly way. It was impressive just how much was packed into the day! Definite value for money. I learned loads.”

Green Lane Commuity Special School, Warrington – “Feedback has been amazing! The pupils and staff have been talking about it ever since. Parents have commented on the excitement pupils had explaining what they had been doing. A huge thank you. I look forward to seeing you again in the future.”

St Cuthbert’s Catholic Academy, Blackpool – “Wow, not a second wasted! Exceptional resources, interesting and informative presentations. Children have already been asking when you are coming back!”

Furness Vale P.S., High Peak – “Fast-paced – no time for the children to get bored. Inclusive, excellent relationship with children. Covered EVERYTHING! Well organized, didn’t need to provide anything. Brilliant props. A very enjoyable day!”

Eccleston CE P.S., Chester – “Today was fantastic! The children had so much fun they didn’t even realise they were learning at the same time!! Super!”

St Francis CE P.S., Blackburn – “The children clearly loved the day and the smiles on their faces just prove that. The whole thing was impressively structured, from start to finish. Organising it has been a breeze with quick and efficient communication throughout from yourselves, and extremely professional. The children felt at ease with you right away. We wouldn’t hesitate in recommending you in the strongest terms to other interested parties.”

Woodhouse P.S., Brighouse – “The variety of activities has kept the children engaged throughout and inspired. The knowledge of Andy and Alison is superb, they have answered every question in detail. Thank you!”

Flowery Field P.S., Hyde – “The entire experience has been a pleasure and you have inspired us to want to learn more. You are the best workshop we have had.”

Milton St John’s CE P.S., Ashton-under-Lyne – “Wow! What a fantastic day! The session was fun, fast and factual. All of the children got involved as the whole day was fully interactive. The historians were very knowledgeable, had super behavior management and great time-keeping. I will be recommending you to others and will love to have you back.”

Royle Brook P.S., Lancashire – “Every child was included and learned plenty, whilst having fun. The children really enjoyed the games and all the opportunities to dress up. Many thanks!”

Waterfoot P.S., Lancashire – “What a wonderful experience for the children – bringing history alive. Everything was well-timed and organized and the excellent props and costumes added an excellent authenticity. I would highly recommend Makers of History and look forward to inviting them back in the future.”

Wheatley Lane Methodist VA P.S., Burnley – “A fabulous day. Excellent resources used to their best. Lots of smiley faces – welcome back any time!!”

Menston P.S., West Yorkshire – “Super activities – the children loved it and the day went very quickly with lots of variation. The staff were very accommodating, especially with timetabling issues. A great day, with friendly staff who arrived early and were extremely organized. Thank you!”

Ashton West End Primary, Ashton – “We particularly enjoyed the opportunity to act in role and handle a range of artefacts. As teachers we have learnt a lot and have a great deal we can make use of in follow-up sessions.”

St Peter’s C of E Primary, Swinton – “The Ancient Greek workshop was excellent yet again! There was a good range of activities which kept the children interested and entertained all day. I’m sure it will inspire future learning.”

Pebble Brook Primary, Crewe – “A fantastic interactive day! Children have just said it was one of the best! Very organized and interesting.”

Springwell Park Community Primary, Bootle – “We (staff and children) absolutely loved the day! You fit it all in so well around our school timetable, were so knowledgeable and the children were enthralled throughout. There was a great range of activities, with a breadth of topics covered, all in line with our curriculum.”

Oasis Academy Aspinal, Manchester – “A wonderful day – great balance of activities and learning opportunities. Definitely ‘something for everyone’.”

Rawmarsh St Joseph’s Catholic P.S., Rotherham – “I just wanted to say thank you for a fantastic day. The Roman visitors were exceptional.  The resources were excellent, the presentation interesting and the children were active and learning all day.  I couldn’t have asked for more!”

Mill Lane Primary, Batley – “All the children remained engaged all day.  The amount of resources are over and above what our school could offer.  An exciting, memorable and jam-packed day.”

St Stephen’s CE School, Burnley – “Fun, interactive and interesting. The children loved it. Not a second wasted. Every child was involved. Actors were very knowledgeable and great with the children. We will most certainly have you back again.”

St John the Evangelist P.S., Bradford – “An absolutely brilliant workshop. The subject knowledge was outstanding, as were the props! Both children and staff loved it!”

Glebe Academy, Stoke – “A huge thank you for the workshops. They were, as always, absolutely brilliant and informative and the children loved how interactive they were. You added a truly enriching experience to our history day. I will certainly be recommending you to other schools.”

Ravendale P.S., Wyken – “An outstanding workshop that was interactive throughout the whole day. All children enjoyed the day and wanted to do it again tomorrow!”

Egerton Community P.S., Bolton – “The children were fully absorbed in Ancient Greek life and all children were able to take part throughout the day.”

Alderley Edge Community Primary, Alderley Edge – “Children were captivated from the start and there was a lovely mix of input and hands-on too. This has really added to our topic in a very memorable way.”

Mesne Lea Primary, Worsley – “Brilliant day. All of our curriculum has been covered in one day! All abilities of children were considered.”

Corrie P.S., Denton – “I was blown away by the Ancient Greek day. You were recommended but you exceeded my expectations. A lot of the history objectives were covered, all activities were pitched perfectly and enjoyable, your rapport with the children was spot on and the children were thoroughly engaged.”

Branton St Wilfrid’s P.S., Doncaster – “The kids were buzzing at the end of the day as they went out to their parents. I am sure they will be eager to start work on our project now. I think your company is very professional and we were very impressed at the thought, planning and preparation that had gone into the day.”

Pollyplatt Community P.S., Scampton – “The Columbus workshop was fantastic! It gave children a clearer idea about what life would have been like. Both Christopher and Isabella interacted well with the children, (some children believed they had actually met them!), they were positive and engaging. The children had lots of fun whilst learning new things.”

Newchurch CP School, Warrington – “The presentation of the information was extremely child-friendly and fitted very well with our topics. Another great day to be planned later in the year!”

Oakfield P.S., Hyde – “An outstanding day. The variety of activities kept the children interested and stimulated all day. Their answers at the end of the day proved that huge learning had taken place.”

Donnington CE P.S., Telford – “The sessions today were fantastic and our children have gained a lot. It is very interactive and has allowed all of the children to be a part of the performance element. This has set us up for a great week ahead.”

Long Row P.S., Belper – “Thank you for a very enjoyable day. It was jam-packed with a super variety of activities. We all enjoyed it.”

Old Hall Drive P.S., Gorton – “A wonderful experience for the children. You were able to get so much learning into the sessions an they were very informative and interactive. We would definitely have you back in the future.”

Kelsall P.S., Kelsall – “A brilliant day. All children were really engaged! It is fantastic how much you managed to fit into a really cross-curricular day!”

Catforth P.S., Preston – “We’ve had a super day! The children will remember this day for a long time and have been kept occupied and interested all day. We will definitely look forward to inviting you back.”

Cravenwood Academy, Manchester – “It was great! It involved all the children and included dance, drama and art. They were talking about it at lunchtime and I’m sure they’ll be talking about it for a while longer.”

Woodbank P.S., Bury – “Excellent day, helped those who do not naturally join in to take part. Very informative, I learned all kinds, never mind the children! It was perfectly pitched.”

Marlborough Road Academy, Salford – “The children really enjoyed the day and follow-up writing showed how much they remembered, including all the new vocabulary. From the teacher’s point of view, with more and more time taken away from topic-based work, this gives us the opportunity for the children to learn a huge amount about a topic in one day.”

Mottram St Andrew Primary Academy, Macclesfield – “A fantastic day. All the children had positive things to say. All were excited and engaged. Good mixture of crafts, drama and history. The day met so many National Curriculum objectives. Both of you were great with the children and we all learnt lots. Thank you!”

Our Lady and St Philomena’s School, Liverpool – “I have been really impressed with today’s activities. All children were engaged and had the chance to take part I lots of different activities that they wouldn’t usually do. Very organised. Thank you!”

Moorfield Community Primary, Salford – “A fabulous ‘kick-start’ to our new topic! The delivery of the sessions kept children engaged throughout the day. The range of activities worked perfectly.”

Partington P.S., Partington – “Great pace. Children engaged. Very hands-on, elements of DT & music. Great with children, patient and happy to answer questions. Fantastic costumes!”

Prestbury CE P.S., Macclesfield – “It was a perfect mix of information giving, games, activities and drama. The children really enjoyed the day. One was heard to say ‘I wish we could have this day every day, it is so much fun’. A great combination of learning whilst having a good time.”

Oakdene P.S., St Helens – “It takes something to keep a Y5 class totally engaged all day but you managed it! Practical, engaging and very informative. Looking forward to next year already!”