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The Rise and Fall of the Roman Empire

When the Romans first invaded and settled, it seemed the Roman age would never end. They had to fight hard to take Britannia, and fight even harder to keep it. But when pressures on the Roman heartland increased, Rome pulled back forces from across the Empire and Britannia was left abandoned, just ripe for future invasion…

The whole class have really enjoyed working on this topic, finding out why the Romans came, what innovations they brought with them and ultimately why they left. Just wait until those pesky Caledonian Picts start getting restless and some bright spark sends for Saxon mercenaries…

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