The children love this topic, and it is a great opportunity for dressing up. We have lots of artefacts to look at, some of them recovered from wrecks of the time. We concentrate on the 1650-1720 period when piracy was at its height. Popular with both Key Stage 1 and 2.
Lots of artefacts to investigate
A bit of navigation, treasure, and maps
Life on board ship
Real artefacts from the period