Our Town Trails present fieldwork opportunities for KS2. Visit sites, structures and artefacts across Bakewell.
Mediaeval Bakewell 1066 - 1485
Suitable for KS3 visit sites, buildings, structures and artefacts that existed in mediaeval times or were created then.
Tudor Bakewell: visit Tudor buildings in Bakewell. Compares Tudor life and the present day and explores events beyong living memory, such as the dissolution of the monasteries.
Victorian Bakewell: a study over time tracing how several aspects of national history are reflected in the locality. Focuses on the development of Bakewell during the reign of Queen Victoria.
Sir Richard Arkwright and Lumford Mill: a study of the aspect of history and a site that is significant in the locality. Visit the site of Arkwright's mill and find out why Bakewell was so important in the rise of industrialisation.
Geography Fieldwork: encourages pupils to consolidate their place and locational knowledge and improve their grasp of physical and human geography.