Key Stage: 2

Curriculum links: History, Maths, Design and Technology, Science, Art, English

The real and replica objects in this box span the initial settlement of Anglo -Saxons in Britain in the 5th century through to 1066. The period is known not only for its warriors but saw the establishment of a nation and the development of literature, language, art and religion. The box also explores the discovery of highly significant finds at Sutton Hoo and in the Staffordshire Hoard.

Learning outcomes:

  • To explore the historical development of Anglo- Saxon art and culture
  • To understand how science can help us make deductions about the past
  • To analyse Anglo Saxon decorative objects and pick out key features

The box is available to collect from Leicester Museum & Art Gallery and costs £55.00 for a two-week loan.



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