Welcome to Willow Class
Miss J Hollingsworth
Miss F Hardman
Miss E Stephens
Mrs H Caine
Why were Norman Castles certainly not bouncy?
Our topic this term is all about The Normans and 1066
Key Questions for Learning:
Who was William the Conqueror and why is 1066 a famous date in British history?
Why did the Normans build so many castles?
How do we know what happened in 1066?
What do you know about motte and bailey castles?
What is the Domesday book and do we have something similar today?
What changed after the Norman conquest?
Books we will be using during our topic:
John Drawbridge has moved to Widemoat Castle to learn to become a kinght. There is a lot to learn.. How to charge with a lance on horseback without falling off. Why the spiral staircases always go up in a clockwise direction. How to defend the castle against invading parties. And much, much more!
John decides to keep a diary of his life at the castle. Things really liven up when the castle is attacked. Can John save the day?
This pop up book explores life inside a medieval castle. Explore a magnificent banquet, a thrilling tournament and a dramatic siege.
Learn which characters work behind the scenes in a medieval castle. Explore the cross sections of different parts of the castle from the dungeon to the towers.
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