Feedback for 'Local Heroes':
"Wonderful, inspiring and moving", "a lovely time
for all", "great idea", "brilliant, fun and informative", "fantastic!"
- Public audience at Bromley Central Library
"Amazing! They learnt loads, as did I. Teachers and
kids transfixed the whole way through!"
- Rebecca Elliot Yr5 teacher & History Leader, Biggin
Hill Primary School
"A great, engaging and fun show" "The children
were excited with their new knowledge about their community"
"Children and staff loved it"
- KS2 teachers at Scotts Park Primary School
'Local Heroes' is an interactive performance designed for Key Stage 2 pupils in schools, and as a community event for the public. It has been created specifically for the children of Bromley to help them discover some of the amazing past and present residents of the Borough, the places they are connected with, and how their legacies can inspire us today and in the future.
'Local Heroes' comes with follow up materials for schools to encourage further learning; and a dynamic Heritage Challenge to help families engage with and enjoy the Borough's heritage together.
'Local Heroes' in schools will:
Help your school meet;
outcomes of the new Ofsted Inspection Framework for Quality of Education and Personal Development
SMSC development goals
KS2 National Curriculum History requirements
Encourage pupils to examine how the past shapes our present and future
Engage pupils with their local community and inspire them to visit local heritage sites
Stimulate pupils to think about their own aspirations
Support Classroom learning on History, Science, Literacy, Citizenship, Black History
Provide an opportunity to experience live, interactive performance
Give teachers extensive follow up materials based on
Click here to read about our Local Heroes project in the Bromley press
Kindly supported by:
We are at the starting point for two plucky explorers to follow a dynamic trail around Bromley Borough, meeting extraordinary people from Bromley’s history on their search for the local heroes of tomorrow. Could they be right here?
Gemma Lloyd, Catherine Fenton,
Maud Hall, Ken Boyter,
Jeanne Wesson, Marilyn & Gordon Fage, Lucie Flint and Rachel Haig
Schools cost: £180* for up to 120 children
Length: 75 minutes
* Due to receiving funding from West Wickham Rotary, West Wickham schools have a discounted rate.