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Key Stage 3: The Middle Ages

The Middle Ages More

What happened during the Middle Ages: An overview

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Norman Conquest More

Norman Conquest – 6 lesson knowledge rich enquiry SOW free download.

Edward the Confessor More

Who should be the next King?

Bayeaux Tapestry ships More

Was England ripe for invasion in 1066?

Harold Godwinson More

What problems did Harold face in the summer of 1066?


Battle of Hastings More

What happened at the Battle of Hastings? A role play

Battle of Hastings reconstruction More

Has the Battle of Hastings artist done his homework?

Norman conquest More

For people living at the time, was the Norman Conquest a change for the better?

Norman Conquest knowledge organiser More

Norman Conquest knowledge organiser – free download

Marc Morris More

Did the historian Marc Morris get it right about the significance of the Norman Conquest?

Norman Knowledge Test More

Norman Conquest substantive knowledge test

Battle of Hastings More

Is Simon Schama correct about the Battle of Hastings?


Medieval Religion and Beliefs – 5 Enquiry SOW free download


Was the medieval period really an ‘Age of Faith’? An overview

Doom paintings More

How much can Doom paintings reveal about Medieval attitudes to the afterlife?

Pilgrimage 1 More

Why on earth would anyone go on a medieval pilgrimage?

Med Church Knowledge Organiser More

Medieval Beliefs Knowledge Organiser

Crusades More

Why do historians disagree about the Crusades? 1


Why do historians disagree about the Crusades? 2


Medieval Beliefs Substantive Knowledge Test


Who was the best Medieval Monarch? An overview

Medieval Power KO More

Medieval Power Knowledge Organiser

Medieval Power Test More

Medieval Power Substantive Knowledge Test

Richard the Lionheart More

Revealing who was the real Richard the Lionheart

King John More

Was King John really nasty, selfish and terrible?

Peasant life More

What were peasants’ lives really like?

Peasant year More

What was the farming year like for ordinary people?

Wharram Percy revenants More

Why were the remains of ten people buried in a pit away from the main churchyard in Wharram Percy?

Crossrail archeology More

The mystery of the Charterhouse Square skeletons

Rat More

Why should we bother learning about the Black Death?


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