1066 The Battle of Hastings

KS2 / P5-7
KS3&4 / S1-6

Edward is King and Harold is the loyal Earl of Wessex, but William, the Duke of Normandy, fancies the English crown for himself. When Harold takes a trip to France and is captured and freed by William he finds himself swearing his allegiance to the Norman King. What follows, is one of the fearsest and most famous battles in English History - The Battle of Hastings.

A Play in a Day for up to 30 KS2 or KS3 pupils.

A comprehensive retelling of Harold and William's story with lots of humour, 1066 - The Battle of Hastings is perfect for classes studying the period and is a good introduction to ensemble drama work.

Working together as actors to create a fun, action-packed short performance, informing as much as it entertains, students will explore a wide range of topical issues.

Key themes:

-         the value of teamwork

-         self-expression

-         public speaking

-         confidence building

-         increased subject knowledge

Bring the story of 1066 The Battle of Hastings to life in your school hall with a fantastic Play in a Day® experience!