Spring - Romans
This term we will be learning about the 'Romans' ...
Roman Britain lasted for over three and a half centuries from AD 43 to c.410. The Romans left many marks on England's landscape that give us clues about how they came to Britain and how their rule influenced daily life.
We will be looking at the impact/influence they had over Britain and look at how their empire grew across Europe and the world.
We will look at stories such as Romulus and Remus and how they were believed to have created Rome, the story of Boudica who was a queen of the British Iceni tribe who led an uprising against the conquering forces of the Roman Empire in AD 60. We will look at how Julius Caesar raided Britain in 55 and 54 BC, but the full-scale conquest began when Roman forces landed near Richborough Roman Fort in AD 43. And when the Roman army had reached northern Scotland by AD 84, before eventually retreating to the permanent frontier of Hadrian’s Wall. We will even look at the natural disaster of Mount Vesuvius' eruption in Pompeii and have a go at making our own volcanos!
We will even be having a 'Roman Day' where we will dress up as Romans and learn more about this period in history through drama, dance, food and much, much more!
This topic sets to be really exciting with cross curricular links through our history, geography, D&T, art and English. Take a look at our gallery below to see what we get up to in all our subjects and some evidence of how hard the children have been working...