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History: The Romans

A real Roman sword! A Pugio and a Gladius.

What did the Romans give us?

Debating - Should we fight the Romans or be friends?

Battle Tactics - The Wedge

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Battle Tactics - The Testudo

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The Roman Empire and its effect on Britain.

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3X7D8yz6QFg

 

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History Overview in Year 3

History Overview in Year 3 1

Why did Emperor Hadrian build the Hadrian Wall? 

 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/clips/zr2xpv4

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/clips/zp72tfr

 

Roman Britain

 

Related books for wider reading:

• The Leopard in the Golden Cage by Julia Edwards

• Across the Roman Wall by Theresa Breslin

• The Eagle of the Ninth by Rosemary Sutcliff

• V-Mail: Letters from the Romans at Vindolanda Fort Near Hadrian's Wall by Katharine Hoare

• A Roman Banquet by Hawys Morgan (Rising Stars Reading Planet)

Places to visit:

• A local Roman site (see Historic England/English Heritage for information)

• Grosvenor Museum, Chester

• Colchester Castle Museum

• British Museum, London

• Museum of London 

• Verulamium Museum, St Albans

• Housesteads Fort, Hexham

• Vindolanda, Hexham

• Aquae Sulis Roman Baths, Bath

• Lullingstone Roman Villa, Eynsford

• National Roman Legion Museum, Newport, Wales

Websites:

• English Heritage on Hadrian’s Wall: https://www.englishheritage.org.uk/members-area/kids/roman-england/roman-legionary/#section1 

• BBC page on Vindolanda: http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/ancient/romans/vindolanda_01.shtml 

• Legacy developments:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/class-clips-video/history-ks2-the-romanempire-and-its-effects-on-britain/zrvs382

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/z2dr4wx

https://www.historic-uk.com/HistoryUK/HistoryofEngland/Roman-Roadsin-England/ o https://www.ducksters.com/history/ancient_rome/roman_baths.php o https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/clips/z8grkqt 

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