Spring Term- Topic 2

Our current topic is...

The Vikings


Inspirational starter- We will be turning into Vikings and raiding the school.


As historians we will be looking at:

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

Focusing on-

  • Viking raids and invasion
  • 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


Our current class book is...

How to Train Your Dragon

by Cressida Cowell



We are writing stories based on the book 'Arthur and the Golden Rope' by Joe Todd-Stanton. We will be writing a myth narrative and later an instruction guide.