The Kents Cavern Foundation (KCF), the caves' charitable organisation delivering education, scientific research and conservation at the caverns, received £42,000 from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) for Project Firestone, an exciting project to encourage the general public to identify, look after and celebrate the exceptional prehistoric heritage in the area and in particular the ancient human occupation of Kents Cavern and other prehistoric sites.
project firestone aims
- Set up a national Stone Age School
- Develop our onsite interpretation
- Develop our heritage conservation
- Build an archive of Kents Cavern artefacts
- Develop partnerships with other organisations
Stone age in schools
History in the new National Curriculum, introduced in September 2014, for all 7-11 year olds starts with Britain’s Stone Age. Firestone is providing support to teachers and schools to integrate the Stone Age into their framework in a cross-curricular fashion, using exciting, engaging and challenging materials that have been newly.
If you would like to be involved as a volunteer with Firestone or the Kents Cavern Charity please email [email protected]. Follow Project Firestone on Twitter to stay up to date with the latest news and events @StoneAgeSchool.