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In this section you will find:

  1. Costume Ideas for History Days
  2. History Curriculum Mapping tools
 showcase textiles
Anglo-Saxons and Scots

 Classroom activities covering:

  1. Saxon Place Names
  2. Saxon Pastimes
  3. Shield Construction and Design
  4. Textiles and Tablet Weaving
  5. Preparing for a Voyage Game
 showcase as placenames

Viking and Anglo-Saxon Struggle for England

Classroom activites covering:

  1. The Raid on Lindisfarne
  2. Viking Pastimes
  3. Viking Place Names
  4. Viking Runes
  5. Shield Construction and Design
  6. Textiles and Tablet Weaving
  7. Preparing for a Voyage Game
 show case raid on lindisfarne

Magna Carta


Here you will find an extended game exploring the Magna Carta. Find out about the original 'fundamental British Values'.

 show case magna carta

We also have pleasure in recommending the following resources available on line:

Experiment with the Vikings This resources provides a scientific focus to a topic on the vikings, Written for the Royal Society of Chemisrty and free to download
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