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Activity One - Castle Timeline

Activity 1

Castle Timeline

  • Hi1/1.2 events beyond living memory that are significant nationally or globally
  • Hi1/1.3 the lives of significant individuals in the past who have contributed to national and international achievements
Activity Two - Design And Build A Castle

Activity 2

Design And Build A Castle

  • Hi1/1.2 events beyond living memory that are significant nationally or globally
  • Dt1/1.1a design purposeful, functional, appealing products for themselves and other users based on design criteria
  • Dt1/1.1b generate, develop, model and communicate their ideas through talking, drawing, templates, mock-ups and, where appropriate, information and communication technology
  • Dt1/1.2a select from and use a range of tools and equipment to perform practical tasks
  • Dt1/1.2b select from and use a wide range of materials and components, including construction materials, textiles and ingredients, according to their characteristics
  • Dt1/1.3b evaluate their ideas and products against design criteria
  • Dt1/1.4b explore and use mechanisms, in their products
Activity Three - Who Lived In Castles

Activity 3

Castle Characters
  • Hi1/1.2 events beyond living memory that are significant nationally or globally
Activity Four - Heraldry Design

Activity 4

Heraldry Design

  • Hi1/1.2 events beyond living memory that are significant nationally or globally
  • Ar1/1.2 to use drawing, painting and sculpture to develop and share their ideas, experiences and imagination
Activity Five - Illuminating Letters

Activity 5

Illuminating Letters

  • Hi1/1.2 events beyond living memory that are significant nationally or globally
  • Hi1/1.3 the lives of significant individuals in the past who have contributed to national and international achievements
  • Ar1/1.4 about the work of a range of artists, craft makers and designers, describing the differences and similarities between different practices and disciplines, and making links to their own work
Activity Six - Cooking In Castles

Activity 6

Cooking In Castles

  • Hi1/1.2 events beyond living memory that are significant nationally or globally
  • DT1/2.1a use the basic principles of a healthy and varied diet to prepare dishes
  • DT1/2.1b understand where food comes from
Activity Seven - Bayeux Tapestry Story

Activity 7

Bayeux Tapestry Story

  • Hi1/1.2 events beyond living memory that are significant nationally or globally
  • Hi1/1.3 the lives of significant individuals in the past who have contributed to national and international achievements
  • Ar1/1.2 to use drawing, painting and sculpture to develop and share their ideas, experiences and imagination
Activity Eight - Design And Make A Catapult

Activity 8

Design And Make A Catapult

  • Hi1/1.2 events beyond living memory that are significant nationally or globally
  • DT1/1.1a design purposeful, functional, appealing products for themselves and other users based on design criteria
  • DT1/1.1b generate, develop, model and communicate their ideas through talking, drawing, templates, mock-ups and, where appropriate, information and communication technology
  • DT1/1.2a select from and use a range of tools and equipment to perform practical tasks
  • DT1/1.2b select from and use a wide range of materials and components, including construction materials, textiles and ingredients, according to their characteristics
  • DT1/1.3b evaluate their ideas and products against design criteria
  • DT1/1.4b explore and use mechanisms, in their products
Activity Nine - Castle Fieldtrip And Observation

Activity 9

Castle Fieldtrip

  • Hi1/1.3 significant historical events, people and places in their own locality
  • Ge1/1.3b use basic geographical vocabulary to refer to:
    i. key physical features
    ii. key human features
  • Ge1/1.4d use simple fieldwork and observational skills
Activity One - Castle Timeline
Activity 1
Castle Timeline
Practical Resources:
Relation to Curriculum in England:
  • Hi1/1.2 events beyond living memory that are significant nationally or globally
  • Hi1/1.3 the lives of significant individuals in the past who have contributed to national and international achievements
Downloads:
Activity Two - Design And Build A Castle
Activity 2
Design And Build A Castle
Practical Resources:
Relation to Curriculum in England:
  • Hi1/1.2 events beyond living memory that are significant nationally or globally
  • Dt1/1.1a design purposeful, functional, appealing products for themselves and other users based on design criteria
  • Dt1/1.1b generate, develop, model and communicate their ideas through talking, drawing, templates, mock-ups and, where appropriate, information and communication technology
  • Dt1/1.2a select from and use a range of tools and equipment to perform practical tasks
  • Dt1/1.2b select from and use a wide range of materials and components, including construction materials, textiles and ingredients, according to their characteristics
  • Dt1/1.3b evaluate their ideas and products against design criteria
  • Dt1/1.4b explore and use mechanisms, in their products
Downloads:
Activity Three - Who Lived In Castles
Activity 3
Castle Characters
Practical Resources:
Relation to Curriculum in England:
  • Hi1/1.2 events beyond living memory that are significant nationally or globally
Downloads:
Activity Four - Heraldry Design
Activity 4
Heraldry Design
Practical Resources:
Relation to Curriculum in England:
  • Hi1/1.2 events beyond living memory that are significant nationally or globally
  • Ar1/1.2 to use drawing, painting and sculpture to develop and share their ideas, experiences and imagination
Downloads:
Activity Five - Illuminating Letters
Activity 5
Illuminating Letters
Practical Resources:
Relation to Curriculum in England:
  • Hi1/1.2 events beyond living memory that are significant nationally or globally
  • Hi1/1.3 the lives of significant individuals in the past who have contributed to national and international achievements
  • Ar1/1.4 about the work of a range of artists, craft makers and designers, describing the differences and similarities between different practices and disciplines, and making links to their own work
Downloads:
Activity Six - Cooking In Castles
Activity 6
Cooking In Castles
Practical Resources:
Relation to Curriculum in England:
  • Hi1/1.2 events beyond living memory that are significant nationally or globally
  • DT1/2.1a use the basic principles of a healthy and varied diet to prepare dishes
  • DT1/2.1b understand where food comes from
Downloads:
Activity Seven - Bayeux Tapestry Story
Activity 7
Bayeux Tapestry Story
Practical Resources:
Relation to Curriculum in England:
  • Hi1/1.2 events beyond living memory that are significant nationally or globally
  • Hi1/1.3 the lives of significant individuals in the past who have contributed to national and international achievements
  • Ar1/1.2 to use drawing, painting and sculpture to develop and share their ideas, experiences and imagination
Downloads:
Activity Eight - Design and Make A Catapult
Activity 8
Design And Make A Catapult
Practical Resources:
Relation to Curriculum in England:
  • Hi1/1.2 events beyond living memory that are significant nationally or globally
  • DT1/1.1a design purposeful, functional, appealing products for themselves and other users based on design criteria
  • DT1/1.1b generate, develop, model and communicate their ideas through talking, drawing, templates, mock-ups and, where appropriate, information and communication technology
  • DT1/1.2a select from and use a range of tools and equipment to perform practical tasks
  • DT1/1.2b select from and use a wide range of materials and components, including construction materials, textiles and ingredients, according to their characteristics
  • DT1/1.3b evaluate their ideas and products against design criteria
  • DT1/1.4b explore and use mechanisms, in their products
Downloads:
Activity Nine - Castle Fieldtrip And Observation
Activity 9
Castle Fieldtrip
Practical Resources:
Relation to Curriculum in England:
  • Hi1/1.3 significant historical events, people and places in their own locality
  • Ge1/1.3b use basic geographical vocabulary to refer to:
    i. key physical features
    ii. key human features
  • Ge1/1.4d use simple fieldwork and observational skills
Downloads:

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