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Anglo Saxon Cooking Pot

Product Code: AS-POT
A useful compare and contrast activity. Who would have used this pot? Compare with modern items.
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Technical Summary


Helping to Support Teaching and Learning

Historical Enquiry

Encourages children to engage in historical enquiry by comparing the pot with modern-day items. Promotes critical thinking and understanding of historical contexts.

Curriculum Support

Supports Key Stage two history curriculum by illustrating how the Anglo-Saxons and Scots influenced Britain History. Helps discuss Roman withdrawal and Anglo-Saxon art and culture.

Hands-On Learning

Provides a tangible connection to the past, allowing children to physically interact with an artefact. Enhances engagement and retention of historical knowledge.

Cross-Curricular Use

Integrates into both history and art and design lessons. Useful for teaching about historical craft and design techniques, linking ancient practices to modern ones.

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Anglo Saxon Cooking Pot

A useful compare and contrast activity. Who would have used this pot? Compare with modern items.


  • Teachers can use this Anglo-Saxon cooking pot to bring history lessons to life. Made from clay, it represents typical domestic pottery of the Anglo-Saxon period. This resource encourages critical thinking as children compare it with modern items, fostering a deeper understanding of daily life in Anglo-Saxon times.

  • For Key Stage 2 history, this pot supports exploring Britain's settlement by Anglo-Saxons and Scots.

  • For Key Stage 3 art and design, the pot exemplifies historical craft and design techniques. It helps children learn about the history of art and design, connecting ancient practices to contemporary ones. This enhances history and art education.

Supports the National Curriculum

History, Key Stage 2, Anglo-Saxons & Vikings

Britain’s settlement by Anglo-Saxons and Scots, Roman withdrawal from Britian, Anglo-Saxon Art and Culture and Christian conversion.

History, Key Stage 2, Anglo-Saxons & Vikings

The Viking and Anglo-Saxon struggle for the Kingdom of England to the time of Edward the Confessor. Viking invasion and resistance by Alfred the Great and Althelstan. Anglo Saxon Laws and Justice.

Art & Design, Key Stage 3

Learn about the history of art, craft, design and architecture, including periods, styles and major movements from ancient times up to the present day.

Technical Summary



  • Clay

  • Age Range

  • Suitable for 7 to 11 years

Size and measurements


  • 15 cm