LKS2: Snowdon




Emperors & Empires

Year 3 History Curriculum Topics | Cornerstones Curriculum

In the Emperors and Empires project, your child will learn about the growth and decline of the Roman Republic and the Roman Empire. They will discover the absolute power of the Roman emperors and study the hierarchies of Roman society and the Roman army. They will study the first invasions of Britain in 55 and 54 BC and the Roman conquest of Britain in AD 43. They will learn about Boudicca’s rebellion, Hadrian’s Wall and the Romanisation of Britain, including how Christianity came to Britain and investigate the legacy of Roman Britain in their local area.

Suggested text

Roman Tales: The Goose Guards – Terry Deary

Memorable experience Roman Day
Innovate challenge Historical reports
History Chronology; Everyday life in ancient Rome; Founding of Rome; Power and rule; Roman Empire; Significant emperors; Social hierarchy; Roman army; Roman invasion of Britain; Significant people – Boudicca; Everyday life in Roman Britain; Romanisation of Britain; Roman withdrawal; Roman legacy 
English Narrative, Explanation, Instructions
Geography Maps
Science investigations Did the Romans use toilet roll?

Roman Tales: The Goose Guards: Terry Deary, Helen Flook: 9780713689631: Books

Class Text - Roman Tales - The Goose Guards by Terry Deary



Please see individual class pages for information about home learning and some photos.

Please find the project documents below (Page downloads).


Page Downloads Date  
Home Learning Workbook EE 14th Apr 2023 Download
Knowledge Organiser EE 14th Apr 2023 Download