Key Stage 3: Anglo-Saxons and Vikings on the Isle of Wight – A Local Study (under development)

KS3 History Curriculum Links/ SkillsUnderstand historical concepts such as continuity and change, cause and consequence, similarity, difference and significance

Understand how different types of historical sources are used rigorously to make historical claims

Use them to create their own structured accounts, including written narratives and analyses

An in-depth study of an aspect or theme of British history before 1066 concerned with migration, political power and changing landscapes

Consolidates and extends pupils’ chronological knowledge from before 1066
Key ThemesAnglo-Saxon origins – Jutes or West Saxons?
What marks are left on the landscape?
Were there Vikings on the Isle of Wight?
Looking for continuity and change in place

Learning Plan and Related Resources


Learning Plan

Download our KS3 Anglo-Saxons and Vikings Learning Plan here for ideas on developing your own learning and lesson plans using our resources


Chronology Before 1066

Download this quick and informative timeline here

Digital Explorers

Follow the link above to discover our digital history map resources for students to explore online

Museum Field Trips

Follow the link above to discover the range of Island museum field trips available for booking

Additional Resources

Download supporting materials for use in the classroom here