Anglo-Saxon and Viking workshop

Class Three had an absolutely amazing day in the Footprint Centre and Saint Catherine’s Wood learning all about the Anglo-Saxons and Vikings. The day started with a history lesson, we learnt all about the struggle for power and the Viking invasions and Anglo-Saxon kings and kingdoms. We learnt all about longships, this helped us when building our own models. We made our own Anglo-Saxon inspired coins, made our own quills and ink and learnt to write in runes and also how to weave cloth. The highlight of the day was battle drills. The children practised formations and reenacted a battle, I certainly wouldn’t like to meet them on the battlefield!  A huge thank you to ‘Woodmatters’ for a wonderful experience.