Drawings of Anglo-Saxons


Drawings of objects

Information for Teachers

Learning Objectives


Children will learn:

  • About everyday life in Anglo Saxon Britain using objects as evidence
  • What has survived from the Anglo-Saxon settlement of Britain
  • To place the Anglo-Saxon period in a chronological framework
  • That Anglo-Saxons invaded Britain and that the period of invasion was followed by a period of settlement
  • To make inferences from archaeological and archival evidence
  • What we can find out from archaeological remains
  • What archaeologists do
  • Who was E.T. Leeds?
  • About the Anglo-Saxon objects in the Ashmolean Museum
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