Tag Archives: history

Music – Anglo Saxon Gods

We have been using instruments to try and create sounds that help describe Anglo Saxon Gods.

We thought about the names of the gods and descriptions of them then chose instruments we could use to create sounds we could link to them.

Anglo Saxon settlements

We have been researching our local area and finding out where The Anglo Saxons settled and thqimpact this had.

We found that lots of place names we use now originate from Anglo Saxon times!

Do you know of any Anglo Saxon place names we still use today?

The Battle of Hastings

We have been researching the events of the Battle of Hastings. We created freeze frames to illustrate different scenes.

Coding – Anglo Saxons

We have been using our coding skills to create a game that can be used to share information with people about The Anglo Saxons.

We thought we would tell people about how Anglo Saxon’s lived and the clothes they wore.

Improving sentences

We have been improving sentences by adding in detail, changing the position of clauses and thinking about creating images for the reader.

The men roared.

The brave me roared dangerously.

The brave men charged into battle roaring dangerously.

The brave, powerful men charged onto the swampy battlefield roaring dangerously.

The brave, powerful, destructive men roared dangerously as they charged onto the death-scented, swampy battlefield.

Charging onto the death-scented, swampy battlefield brave, powerful yet destructive men roared dangerously to intimidate their enemies.

By Freya

Anglo Saxon Cooking

We used an Anglo Saxon recipe to create our own water cress and mushroom soup.

Did you know…

We have been finding out interesting facts about the romans, Rome and Italy.

What facts did you find out?

Who has the most interesting fact?

Roman building

We started gathering larger branches to make a roman defence – a roman palisade.

Do you know what a palisade was?
How did they make these?


Carrying roman soldier equipment

We are researching how a roman soldier in England would have lived.  We have made the structure they would have used for carrying all their equipment and rations.   We have used large sticks and branches and have tied these together using natural twine and stems.

What would a roman soldier have carried with him?

How heavy would this have been?

Roman invasion

Our topic is the ‘Roman invasion’. We have been researching the key events of the roman invasions.

Can you share five interesting facts you have found out about the Romans so far?