Farming in Saxon and Viking times Steve as Saxon with bow
Newspaper clipping of Saxon - Viking day Steve as Viking warrier

Saxons and Vikings

Key Stage 2

The great migrations – invading and settling. Hail Odin! From the north come wild men and even wilder women! Peaceful farmers? Fierce sea raiders? You choose.’

  • As Rome retreats, the Norsemen advance
  • New tongue – new gods, the days of the week, the Saxon legacy
  • Daily routine
  • Hunting and farming in new lands
  • Trading in the market place, beads and baubles, salt and slaves
  • Carving out the kingdoms – weapons and warfare