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Nature and extent of the Catholic challengeNew!
A set of independent tasks to help students analyse the challenges  … read more
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KS4 | British studies | Published: 06/08/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Elizabethan England
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How did Hoover respond to the Great Depression?New!
Students explore the Republican response to the depression of  … read more
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KS4 | Depth studies | Published: 06/08/2018 | From the resource collection(s): 20th century America
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Was the colonisation of America by the British a success?New!
A card sort offering evidence to help students consider this  … read more
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KS4 | Thematic studies | Published: 30/07/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Migration
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Gate Fulford and Stamford Bridge: exam questionNew!
A card sort to help students plan an 8 mark 'explain' question  … read more
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KS4 | British studies | Published: 30/07/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Anglo-Saxon and Norman England
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Conflict and tension in Asia, 1950–1975: Revision checklistNew!
A GCSE revision sheet for Korea and Vietnam, 1950–1975. The  … read more
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KS4 | Modern World studies | Published: 30/07/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Cold War in Asia
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Why did Roosevelt get elected as President in 1932?New!
A selection of information and tasks to which allow students  … read more
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KS4 | Depth studies | Published: 24/07/2018 | From the resource collection(s): 20th century America
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How did relations between Elizabeth I and Mary Queen of Scots change over time?New!
Students plot the changing relationship between Mary and Elizabeth  … read more
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KS4 | British studies | Published: 24/07/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Elizabethan England
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What led to the Exoduster movement? New!
A group task in which students analyse the situation of Black  … read more
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KS4 | Depth studies | Published: 23/07/2018 | From the resource collection(s): 19th century America
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Why was Edward the Confessor’s death so problematic?
Students read a model answer to this question, correct errors  … read more
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KS4 | British studies | Published: 16/07/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Anglo-Saxon and Norman England
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Why did the US post-war economy boom? Essay planning
Students plan a PEE answer to this question by arranging evidence  … read more
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KS4 | Depth studies | Published: 16/07/2018 | From the resource collection(s): 20th century America
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What was the impact of Elizabeth’s religious settlement?
A selection of short, independent tasks to explore this question.  … read more
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KS4 | British studies | Published: 16/07/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Elizabethan England
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Why was the Goodnight-Loving trail important to the rise of the cattle industry?
A worksheet considering the importance of the Goodnight-Loving  … read more
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KS4 | Depth studies | Published: 09/07/2018 | From the resource collection(s): 19th century America
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The role of the Church of England
Assesses the roles of the Church of England in society.  … read more
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KS4 | British studies | Published: 09/07/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Elizabethan England
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What challenges did Elizabeth I face?
Ranking the different challenges Elizabeth I inherited on becoming  … read more
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KS4 | British studies | Published: 09/07/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Elizabethan England
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Why was the death rate so high in industrial towns? Concept mapping
An independent task which guides students through making links  … read more
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KS3 | Industrial Age: 1750-1900 | Published: 02/07/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Industrial Revolution
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Why did population grow during the Industrial Revolution?
A worksheet with information and tasks to help students answer  … read more
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KS3 | Industrial Age: 1750-1900 | Published: 02/07/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Industrial Revolution
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Consequences of the Spanish Armada
A worksheet which includes all the necessary information for  … read more
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KS4 | British studies | Published: 02/07/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Elizabethan England
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Relations between Mary and Elizabeth 1568-9
A selection of tasks which students could work through independently  … read more
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KS4 | British studies | Published: 25/06/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Elizabethan England
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How dangerous were the Puritans?
A set of guided activities, with teaching notes, which help students  … read more
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KS4 | British studies | Published: 25/06/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Elizabethan England
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Did World War Two save the American economy?
A set of guided tasks which students could work through independently  … read more
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KS4 | Depth studies | Published: 25/06/2018 | From the resource collection(s): 19th century America
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Spin the wheel!
Students spin the wheel and talk about one of the main themes  … read more
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KS3 KS4 KS5 | Communicating about the past | Published: 18/06/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Teaching templates and tools
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Getting to know your classmates
Activities to help students get to know each other and the best  … read more
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KS3 | Communicating about the past | Transition | Published: 18/06/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Getting to know you | Teaching templates and tools
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Religious divisions in England in 1558
A comparison of Protestant and Catholic beliefs in the 16th century  … read more
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KS4 | British studies | Published: 18/06/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Elizabethan England
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Destruction of the Plains Indians' way of life
This is a whole lesson, containing information about the extermination  … read more
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KS4 | Depth studies | Published: 18/06/2018 | From the resource collection(s): 19th century America
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The People's Health 1250-Present Day - An Introduction - Audiopi podcast
This podcast gives an explanation of the thematic approach and  … read more
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KS4 | Thematic studies | Published: 11/06/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Audiopi | Medicine & health
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Introduction to the Early Tudors - Audiopi Podcast
Audiopi's podcast introduces us to the main themes of the Early  … read more
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KS5 | British studies | Published: 11/06/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Audiopi | Elizabethan England | The Early Tudors
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Introduction to Russia 1917-1953 - Audiopi podcast
The major issues and themes, including the problems of ruling  … read more
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KS5  | Published: 11/06/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Audiopi | Russia 1917-91 | Russian Revolution
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Introduction - Germany 1890 -1945 - Audiopi podcast
What system of government did Germany have in 1890? We open the  … read more
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KS4 | Depth studies | Published: 11/06/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Audiopi | Germany
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France in Revolution 1774-1815 - an introduction - Audiopi podcast
What was the impact of the French Revolution and Napoleon? How  … read more
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KS5  | Published: 11/06/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Audiopi | French Revolution | Napoleonic France
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Early Elizabethan England 1558-1588 - An Introduction - Audiopi podcast
Audiopi's series starts as the new Queen, Elizabeth I, ascends  … read more
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KS4 | British studies | Published: 11/06/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Audiopi | Elizabethan England
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Growth mindset
A resource written for us by Mike Gershon. An exploration of  … read more
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KS3 KS4 KS5  | Published: 11/06/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Teaching templates and tools
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‘William won at Hastings because he was lucky.’ How far do you agree?
A selection of tasks which guide students toward writing an effective  … read more
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KS4 | British studies | Published: 11/06/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Anglo-Saxon and Norman England
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Why did Philip II launch the Spanish Armada?
A sorting task which enables students to plan an effective answer  … read more
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KS4 | British studies | Published: 04/06/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Elizabethan England
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Who were the claimants to the throne in 1066?
A quick sorting task that would work well as a consolidation  … read more
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KS4 | British studies | Published: 04/06/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Anglo-Saxon and Norman England
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Revision checklist: Germany 1890–1945
A one page summary of all the key events and questions from the  … read more
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KS4 | Depth studies | Published: 04/06/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Germany
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What was the role of Drake in declining relations between the Spanish and the English?
A card sort activity to help students explore Drake's impact  … read more
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KS4 | British studies | Published: 29/05/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Elizabethan England
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What does the story of Thorkell of Arden tell us about life for nobles after the Conquest?
Reading and supporting questions using Thorkell of Arden's story  … read more
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KS4 | British studies | Published: 29/05/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Anglo-Saxon and Norman England
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Was 1920s America a land of opportunity?
Students explore the limitations of this description by looking  … read more
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KS4 | Depth studies | Published: 21/05/2018 | From the resource collection(s): 20th century America
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Reasons for conflict with the Plains Indians: The impact of railroads and ranching
A set of independent tasks which prepare students for a whole  … read more
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KS4 | Depth studies | Published: 21/05/2018 | From the resource collection(s): 19th century America
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Explain why William the Conqueror built castles
Character cards representing different viewpoints and time periods  … read more
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KS4 | British studies | Published: 21/05/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Anglo-Saxon and Norman England
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How roaring was 1920s America?
Students imagine they are wealthy tourists to New York in 1928.  … read more
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KS4 | Depth studies | Published: 14/05/2018 | From the resource collection(s): 20th century America
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Nursing the wounded of Passchendaele: Lesson three
This is the third lesson of a three-part sequence which explores  … read more
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KS3 KS4 | Modern World studies | Modern World: 1900-present | Published: 14/05/2018 | From the resource collection(s): First World War
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Why was US army defeated at Little Bighorn?
A collection of evidence and tasks to help students explore this  … read more
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KS4 | Depth studies | Published: 14/05/2018 | From the resource collection(s): 19th century America
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Why was William able to secure the English throne?
A PowerPoint which guides a whole lesson on this question, including  … read more
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KS4 | British studies | Published: 08/05/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Anglo-Saxon and Norman England
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Why did Robert Curthose not become king?
A storyboarding activity to establish the chronology of this  … read more
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KS4 | British studies | Published: 08/05/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Anglo-Saxon and Norman England
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Historiography of Field Marshal Haig
AKS3 worksheet for analysis of how and why interpretations of  … read more
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KS3 | Interpretation | Modern World: 1900-present | Published: 08/05/2018 | From the resource collection(s): First World War
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How convincing is Aitcheson’s interpretation of the Harrying of the North?
This resource allows students to develop their understanding  … read more
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KS4 | British studies | Published: 30/04/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Anglo-Saxon and Norman England
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Historiography of the British Empire
A KS3 worksheet for analysis of how and why interpretations of  … read more
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KS3 | Interpretation | Modern World: 1900-present | Published: 30/04/2018 | From the resource collection(s): British Empire
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Changes in farming in late 19th century America
This resource uses a hexagon grid to help students summarise  … read more
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KS4 | Depth studies | Published: 30/04/2018 | From the resource collection(s): 19th century America
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Why did Prohibition fail?
A selection of reading and tasks which build toward a simulation  … read more
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KS4 | Depth studies | Published: 23/04/2018 | From the resource collection(s): 20th century America
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The historiography of King John
A KS3 worksheet for analysis of how and why interpretations of  … read more
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KS3 | Interpretation | The Medieval period: 1000-1500Published: 23/04/2018 | 
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America and the Great Society: the social policies of President Johnson
A detailed set of tasks to familiarise students with the policies  … read more
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KS4 | Depth studies | Published: 23/04/2018 | From the resource collection(s): 20th century America
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The development and impact of feminism in 1960s and 1970s America
Students use a graph and key information to plot the impact of  … read more
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KS4 | Depth studies | Published: 16/04/2018 | From the resource collection(s): 20th century America
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Massacre at Wounded Knee: Structure strips
A group work task in which students learn about the causes and  … read more
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KS4 | Depth studies | Published: 16/04/2018 | From the resource collection(s): 19th century America
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How successful was the New Deal?
This resource contains background information, a card sort and  … read more
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KS4 | Depth studies | Published: 16/04/2018 | From the resource collection(s): 20th century America
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What happened during the rebellion of Edwin and Morcar in 1068?
A dominoes game to help recap/assess student knowledge about  … read more
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KS4 | British studies | Published: 09/04/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Anglo-Saxon and Norman England
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Was Dudley doomed in Elizabeth’s direct action with the Dutch?
A card sort with some accompanying tasks to help students engage  … read more
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KS4 | British studies | Published: 09/04/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Elizabethan England
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The Red Scare and the case of Sacco and Vanzetti
Some reading and suggested tasks to help students understand  … read more
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KS4 | Depth studies | Published: 09/04/2018 | From the resource collection(s): 20th century America
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Revolt of the Earls in 1075: text challenge
This task helps students to identify and define key terminology  … read more
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KS4 | British studies | Published: 03/04/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Anglo-Saxon and Norman England
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How effective were solutions to the law and order problems in the West’s frontier towns?
This resource helps students to prepare for a debate on the enquiry  … read more
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KS4 | Depth studies | Published: 03/04/2018 | From the resource collection(s): 19th century America
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