Unfortunately, the trip to the castle has been postponed until after half term. Details will follow nearer the time.
History of the horse
We used several different sources to find out about the history of horses. We worked together to put photos of horses from different times in chronological order. Next, we will use what we have learned to write an information text.
This video gives you an idea of some of the things that horses have been used for in the past.
Dan Snow takes a look at the counter balance trebuchet, a medieval siege weapon capable of firing a projectile that weighs 2 - 300 kilograms, heavy enough to threaten even the sturdiest battle castles!