P1-4 were thrilled to welcome back Kathryn Purchase with her History Alive presentation of ‘Knights and Castles’. This was a perfect way to launch our Castles topic and the children were fascinated with all the interesting facts and gory detail. We can’t wait for the chance to have Kathryn back again!
“ I can see that when the Vikings were defeated, lots of castles were built.” Fraser
“It was interesting to find out about all the different parts in a castle.” Breagh
“ Early castles (motte and bailey) were made of wood and I didn’t know this.” Luke
“The church was overall ruler in medieval times.” Malcolm
“The walls of a castle could sometimes be as thick as our classroom!” Struan
“I liked finding out about the weapons used in a siege.” Murray