Autumn Term- Topic 3

 

Anglo-Saxons

This topic has a history focus. We are beginning our topic with a workshop with a talk from an expert and making some Anglo Saxon inspired art. Through this topic we will be learning about: 

  • Roman withdrawal from Britain in c. AD 410 and the fall of the western Roman Empire
  • Scots invasions from Ireland to north Britain (now Scotland)
  •  Anglo-Saxon invasions, settlements and kingdoms: place names and village life
  • Anglo-Saxon art and culture
  • Christian conversion – Canterbury, Iona and Lindisfarne

 

 

Our current class book is...

Mel Foster and the time machine

English

We will be starting a new writing unit based on the book 'Journey' by Francesca Sanna. We will be writing  refugee narrative and a diary.