Heritage Education – The Anglo Saxons

A hands-on day project for Key Stage 2 at Priory House, Warwick.
 
Explore the culture and lives of the Anglo Saxons using archaeological evidence. The workshop covers Anglo Saxon life and work, their craftsmanship and their writing.

This workshop includes:
  • Hands-on indoor excavation of replica Anglo Saxon pottery
  • Anglo Saxon braiding activity
  • Replica costume and jewellery.
  • Hands on activities, including runic writing and Anglo Saxon brooch making
  • A dramatic ending with a storytelling of a traditional Anglo Saxon saga
 
Pupils will be able to practise skills in:
  • Chronological understanding – place the Anglo Saxons in a timeline of British history.
  • Religious, ethnic and cultural diversity – suggest why the Anglo Saxons came to Britain.
  • Cause and consequence – understand the contribution of Anglo Saxon settlement to Britain today.
  • Interpretation – to make inferences from archaeological evidence. Select information about life in Anglo Saxon Britain from a range of sources.
 
Key skills covered:
  • Historic enquiry – comparing/contrasting information, identifying and analysing evidence.
  • Use of resources – the project uses a range of historical sources and evidence

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