Through Archaeology and Classics in the Community, our students and staff promote our world-class research in archaeology and ancient history for the benefit of the widest possible audience.

Support for teachers

Find out more about our teaching support offering in archaeology and Classics, including training, consultancy, teaching resources and volunteer support.

Our support for teachers

Artefact to Art competition

Artefact to Art is a yearly competition challenging school students to produce creative responses to ancient artefacts, inspired by a specific theme. See more details about this year's competition and find out how to take part.

About the competition

Community archaeology

We are involved in a number of projects and field schools around the country. Find out more about these and other community projects in Leicestershire and beyond.

Discover archaeology in the community

Meet the outreach team

Many of our staff and students are engaged in outreach work. Staff currently involved in outreach projects include Debbie Miles Williams (Bradgate Park), Sarah Scott (Leicester Classics Hub), Naoise Mac Sweeney (Artefact to Art Competition) and Simon James (Akrotiri).

Teaching resources

We have written a book for children and teachers: Life in the Roman World: Roman Leicester by Giacomo Savani, Sarah Scott and Mathew Morris.

Find out more about Life in the The Roman World