Year 7 are putting the finishing touches to building some amazing 3D models of castles. We have been learning about the history of castles as part of our humanities work. Year 7 have seen how the design of castles has changed throughout the historical timeline, but the purpose has always been one of defence.
We asked the pupils to consider the idea of attack and defence in the design of their models. These themes were then incorporated into our models. Each year 7 group has given great thought as to how their castle can be defended. Catapults draw bridges and moats have all been built into our designs.
Our castle work will continue in Year 7 with some storyboarding work around our models. We want the pupils to think of a story that takes place in the setting of their own castle. Words and images will be added to help tell the story.
We are proud to present a look at the varied range of Year 7 castles in the video above.