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13 Jan: The Fishpool Hoard
Is it evidence of Lancastrian resistance 1461-1464?
8 Jan: The Ryther Hoard and the Lambert Simnel Rebellion
A new resource for A level …
27 Nov: Help!!! Texts Books Needed
… do you have any unwanted copies of Dave Martin’s GCSE book Britain 1815-1851?
26 Nov: Understanding the English Succession: 1051-66
An activity providing an overview of the changing possibilities regarding the English succession in 1066 …
20 Nov: Nationalities and Family Connections: 1066
A short activity exploring links between England, Denmark and Normandy through the parentage of Edward the Confessor and Harold Godwinson …
19 Nov: Why was William able to invade England in 1066?
A short-role play explaining how events in northern France affected William’s chances of invading England …
16 Oct: Did people worry about dirt and disease in the later middle ages?
A favourite activity from the 1990s that may still be useful at GCSE or at KS3
6 Oct: Books and Courses
One very useful book and a range of useful courses …
25 Sep: Hippocrates and Galen: Why did people believe their ideas for so long?
Two brief activities focussing on the essentials of these long-lasting ideas. These could be starter or revision activities.
7 Sep: Raising Attainment: Feedback, marking and how they can improve learning
This detailed article by Dale Banham describes six stages of feedback, all aimed at improving students’ ability to learn
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