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Anglo Saxon skills - Warwickshire Heritage Learning

Workshop title

Anglo Saxon skills

Key stage 2
Delivered at

Ryton Pools Country Park, Ryton-on-Dunsmore, CV8 3BH and Kingsbury Water Park, Bodymoor Heath Lane, Sutton Coldfield, B76 0DY. Not available December and January.

Duration 3 hours, 10.15am – 2.15pm
Curriculum topics

History, English

Main focus

Similarity and difference, settlement, beliefs, resilience

Workshop outline

An opportunity for your class to travel back in time to Anglo Saxon times, investigating daily life, technology, skills and beliefs using the natural environment of Warwickshire Country Parks and replica artefacts.

Children will be immersed in this story adventure, learning about the challenges that could be faced and how Anglo Saxon people lived and survived in their changing world.

Focusing on the substantive concepts of settlement, beliefs and resilience, this practical workshop takes place outside, what ever the weather.

Key skills covered

How will this benefit your class?

  • We will inspire curiosity, encourage the creative learner, foster enquiry led learning, create a love and appreciation of heritage, enable critical thinking and support decision making.

How does this support your teaching?

History key skills and understanding

  • Britain’s settlement by Anglo Saxons
  • About the Anglo Saxon way of life
  • Know and understand the history of Britain
  • Understanding of historical concept of similarity and difference

English Key skills and understanding

  • participate in discussions presentations, performances, role play, improvisations and debates
  • discussing word meanings, linking new meanings to those already known.
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