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Primary schools artefact boxes

Artefact boxes are available for one term loan (subject to demand), and must be ordered by one person per school.

That person will have sole responsibility for all artefact boxes in their school.  

Boxes cannot be ordered as part of a project request and a COR charge will be made for any lost or substantially damaged artefacts.

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Download this form [44kb] 
Or request a copy, from a personal email address, via sls@hillingdon.gov.uk.

Once the form has been completed:

  • send by email to sls@hillingdon.gov.uk
  • fax to 01895 277086
  • post to SLS, A152, Civic Centre via the courier

If you have any queries, please call us on 01895 250715

Please note contents may vary slightly to those pictured and includes just some of the boxes we currently offer as part of our SLA.                                           

Our religious artefact box selection is curated to promote the understanding of the significance of religious artefacts in worship, ceremony, rites of passage and family life.

Religious artefact boxes 

Christianity box:

The included artefacts are authentic and are used in the Anglican, Catholic and Greek Orthodox communities.

Christianity

Hinduism box:

Many of the artefacts in the Hinduism box have been sourced from the Hindu community and also imported from India.

Hinduism

Judaism box:

Many of the artefacts in the Judaism box have been imported from Israel and therefore are quite authentic.

Judaism

Sikhism box:

Many of the artefacts in the Sikhism box have been imported from the Punjab, a state in northern India which is the heart of the Sikh religion.

Sikhism

Islam box:

The artefacts in boxes have been sourced from the Muslim community here in the UK and therefore are quite authentic.

Islam

Buddhism box:

Many of these artefacts in the Buddhist box have been imported from Nepal and therefore are quite authentic.

Buddhism

Communications and holy books box

The collection includes the Sacred writings of each religion and associated artefacts used in each faith.

Communications and holy books

Religious symbols, scripts and holy writings

This Multi Faith box includes a good and diverse selection of artefacts that represent the six major faiths - Christianity, Islam, Judaism, Hinduism, Sikhism and Buddhism.  

Religious

Historical artefact boxes:

Ancient Egypt box:

Ancient Egypt was a glorious civilization that lasted over 3,000 years. It was concentrated along the River Nile in what is now the modern country of Egypt.

This collection of artefacts makes a fabulous colourful and informative display.

Ancient Egypt

Ancient Greece box:

This collection includes a fascinating assortment of replica artefacts, which help to recreate the daily life, sport, democracy and culture of Ancient Greece. It includes artefacts representing the beginnings of democracy and the history of medicine.

Many of the artefacts in the Ancient Greece box have been imported from Greece and are based on museum pieces.

Ancient Greece

Ancient Rome box:

The Roman Empire was one of the most important empires in history lasting over a thousand years.

Rights and privileges of citizenship, government, security and justice system attracted countries to ally themselves with Rome. Despite the fall of the empire, Roman civilisation has had an enormous impact and influence on our culture.

Many of the artefacts in this collection have been made for re-enactment groups which make them as authentic as possible.

Romans

Tudors box:

Many of the artefacts in the Tudor collection have been made for re-enactment groups which make them as authentic as possible.

Tudors

Viking box:

Vikings originated in the Scandinavian countries of Norway, Sweden and Denmark.

As their numbers grew there was not enough land for everyone so they invaded neighbouring countries including Britain. They were great explorers, traders and boat builders.

Many of the artefacts in this collection have been made for re-enactment groups and have been replicated from finds from archaeological digs, making them as authentic as possible.

Vikings

Mayans and Aztecs box:

In the 16th Century, explorers in the Americas encountered a great civilization.

Many of the artefacts in this box have been imported from Mexico. The collection provides an interesting display as well as an insight into life of this fascinating civilization.

Mayans

Anglo- Saxon box:

The Anglo-Saxons were a people who inhabited Great Britain from the 5th century. They comprised people from Germanic tribes who migrated to the island from continental Europe.

Many of the artefacts in this collection have been made for re-enactment groups and have been replicated from finds from archaeological digs, making them as authentic as possible.

Anglosaxon

Geography:  

Kenya box:

Many of the items in the Kenya artefact box are drawn from the Maasai people's culture and traditions. The collection represents a part of Kenya's rich diversity of people, traditions and cultures.

Many of the artefacts in this box have been imported from Kenya. The collection provides an interesting display as well as an insight into this fascinating country.

Kenya

India box:

Many of the items in the India artefact box are drawn from India's culture and traditions. The collection represents a part of India's rich diversity of people, traditions and cultures.

Many of the artefacts in this box have been imported from India. The collection provides an interesting display as well as an insight into this fascinating country.

India

Themed boxes:  

Olympics box:

The Olympic Games began over 2,700 years ago in Olympia, in southwest Greece. The Games were part of a religious festival. The Greek Olympics began in 776 BC and inspired the modern Olympic Games which began in 1896. This collection is aimed at providing an insight into the spirit of the Olympic games, and its associated history.

The box includes replica artefacts from the Ancient and Modern Olympic Games.

Olympics

Tudors box:

Many of the artefacts in the Tudor collection have been made for re-enactment groups which make them as authentic as possible.

Tudors

 

 

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