Spring- Topic 2

 

Our current topic is …

 

The Vikings

We will be kicking off our new topic by becoming Vikings and invading the school!

We will cover the following objective:

  • The Viking and Anglo-Saxon struggle for the Kingdom of England to the time of Edward the Confessor. 

As historians we will investigate:

  • Viking raids and invasions
  • resistance by Alfred the Great and Athelstan, first king of England
  • further Viking invasions and Danegeld
  • Anglo-Saxon laws and justice
  • Edward the Confessor and his death in 1066

In English we will:

  • Write a newspaper article  
  • Write a recount of Edwards death