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Castle Adventures

Discover schemes of work, lesson plans, classroom worksheets and interactive activities to develop skills in all curriculum subjects for Key Stage One to teach about the structure and function of castles in the past

  • Castle Visit

    Castle Visit

    Plan and write a recount describing what might happen during a family visit to a castle

  • Castle Flags

    Castle Flags

    Explore and test different methods of printing shapes and patterns that can be used to make the design for a flag to fly on top of a castle

  • Flag Design

    Flag Design

    Select shapes, colours and patterns that can be printed on a flag for a castle

  • Castle Emblems

    Castle Emblems

    Practise printing different shapes and patterns for a castle’s flags by using string to make an impression

  • Shape Prints

    Shape Prints

    Explore and test different ways of shaping materials to use when printing the designs for flags

  • Printing Shapes

    Printing Shapes

    Investigate and practise different ways of printing repeating patterns using a range of shapes

  • What Flags

    What Flags

    Explore and record the range of colours, shapes and patterns that have been used in different flag designs

  • Castle Defense

    Castle Defense

    Investigate and record different ways that castles were constructed and located in the past to provide protection to the inhabitants and local community

  • Castle Attack

    Castle Attack

    Identify, describe and build a model of a weapon that was used to attack a castle in the past

  • Castle Siege

    Castle Siege

    Identify and record a set of instructions about how to lay siege to a castle in the past

  • Castle Moat

    Castle Moat

    Build models to illustrate some of the best ways of attacking a castle across the moat filled with water

  • Castle Locations

    Castle Locations

    Research and identify some of the best locations that could be used for the site of a castle

  • Seaside Sculpture

    Seaside Sculpture

    Select and use a range of different natural materials found on a beach to produce some model sculptures on the theme of the seaside

  • Sculpture Review

    Sculpture Review

    Suggest additions and improvements to a seaside sculpture produced using different beach materials

  • Seaside Art

    Seaside Art

    Build and shape a sculpture to reflect the seaside using materials found on a beach

  • Sculpture Design

    Sculpture Design

    Uuse a range of different beach materials to plan and design a sculpture on the theme of the seaside