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Year 5 - Anglo Saxon Workshop

Year 5 were lucky enough to be visited by a teacher from 'The Past Presents' and participate in a Saxon and Vikign workshop!

The children got to:

  • Re-enact a battle between the Romans, Celts, Anglo-Saxons and Vikings
  • Discover the different items that went into a warrior's burial
  • Wear traditional Anglo-Saxon clothing
  • Raided a monastery, taking with them valuable items
  • Practice writing with a quill and ink
  • Learn about the day-to-day life of an Anglo-Saxon: drying herbs, exploring artefacts and the types of weapons used
  • Prepare a Viking longship for a voyage across the sea