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Open Morning for Reception Intake 2020 is Wednesday 13th November, 9.30am to 11.30am. No appointment necessary.

St Paul's CofE Primary School

In your light shall we see light

Spring (1)

We start the new year by exploring religious life in the mediaeval monasteries of Britain: all is calm, with monks praying, chanting and working hard for God. We explore the Anglo-Saxon treasures of the Lindisfarne Gospels and Book of Kells... and then the Vikings arrive!

 

Vikings ashore

The Viking invasions of Britain inspire our report-writing for the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle, describing the Vikings' attack on Lindisfarne. Once all of the Anglo-Saxon kingdoms have fallen except Wessex, we meet the heroic King Alfred - now known as Alfred the Great  - who successfully fought back against the invaders, and began to create his vision of a united Anglo-Saxon country - the creation of England.

 

We read the biography of Alfred the Great and then, inspired by stories of his life, write and perform short play-scripts. 
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