Years 5 & 6 Topic Launch Day
This term, Years 5 & 6 are studying the topic Rule Britannia which will take our children on a fascinating journey of discovery as they find out about the Viking and Anglo-Saxon struggle for the kingdom of England and how England became a unified country. They will explore where the Anglo-Saxons and Vikings came from, how they fought for territory and power, and how their fighting ultimately led to the kingdom of England we know today.
Children will find out about law and order across the ages, and have the opportunity to think about the kinds of crimes we have today, what punishments criminals are given, and how both are informed by history. They will visit Westminster and learn about the work of Parliament today. Children will reflect on their rights and responsibilities as citizens and understand the importance of the fundamental British values of democracy, rule of law, individual liberty, and the need for mutual respect and tolerance of those with different faiths and beliefs.