Communication, Language and Mathematical Development Knowledge & Understanding of
Literacy the World
Do you know the Can you read and write Who were the Saxons and
features of numbers with up to 7 digits? the Vikings?
traditional tales, Can you round and partition Why did the Saxons and
myths and legends? these numbers? Vikings leave their
To orally tell a Can you recognize digit value homelands and settle in
traditional story? for decimal numbers with up Britain?
Can you read and to 2 decimal places? Where did the Saxons and
write traditional Can you explain and continue Vikings come from?
tales, fables, myths number sequences? What have we found out
and legends? Do you know multiplication from the Saxon burial
Can you explore facts up to 10 x 10? site at Sutton Hoo?
Viking stories of Can you derive division facts How did the Vikings
myths and folklore? from multiplication facts? travel to Britain?
Can you identify fractions of What did they do for
shapes and recognize Britain?
equivalent fractions? Why did the Vikings raid
Can you read and write the monasteries?
decimals using tenths and How do we know the
hundredths? Saxons and Vikings came
Can you solve word problems? to Britain?
Creative Development Personal Social & Emotional Physical Development
What did a Viking How can each pupil develop good Gymnastics
longship look like? relationships between their Can you create a
Design your own. peers? selection and variety of
Pottery – study Saxon How can we respect the balances?
and Viking artefacts differences between people? Can you perform a
that have been found by variety of rolls and use
archaeologists. Create apparatus correctly?
pottery based on Can you perform a
primary sources. sequence of gymnastic
t this half term topic we will be trying to answer the following key questions.
History Science Geography
Explore the life of a Explore balanced and Use maps and atlases
Saxon and a Viking? unbalanced forces to find where the
Research a Saxon and To understand the force of Saxons and Vikings
a Viking settlement? friction originated from and
Find out how the To understand the forces of how they travelled to
Vikings and Saxons air resistance Britain
live? To investigate water Look at places where
upthrust- how did the Saxons and Vikings
Viking longboats float? settled in Britain
To carry out scientific Which countries did
I.C.T. Art, Design &
the Saxons and Vikings
Produce a PowerPoint Design your own Viking
presentations about the long boat?
life of Saxons and Design and make Saxon
Vikings. and Viking pottery
To produce fact files
about Saxons and
To develop word-
P.E. Music P.S.H.C.E.
Gymnastics Violin tuition Relationships with
Singing tuition others
Explore the instruments Team building
played by activities
the Saxons and Explore differences –
Vikings play? everyone is special
What could parents, carers and families do to help?
Ask children what they have been learning in school.
Take them to places which are linked to the topic
they are studying.
Do further research on the aspects that particularly interest
your child at libraries or on the internet.
Encourage reading and writing at home using the
as a stimulus.
Work with your child on creative activities linked to the topic
such as painting, drawing and making models.