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Ruth Lingard and Helen Snelson from Yorkclio have been working with Professor Stephen Baxter from the University of Oxford to develop resources for teaching about the Domesday Survey. The attached resources are adaptable for Key Stage 3 or GCSE and the whole lot can be done in one lesson. The story of Domesday is so … Continue reading Teaching the Domesday Survey
Here are free resources for anyone studying Hardwick Hall as part of the Elizabethan depth study for AQA GCSE. The pack is a mash up and more of the AQA resources. It is designed to introduce the historic environment study, has some preparation ideas and is then a workbook to use on site. Teaching pack Here … Continue reading Are you studying Hardwick Hall as part of the AQA GCSE course 2016-18?
Last week we were lucky enough to be joined by research Assistant Dr. John Jenkins from York University for an hour session on the Normans and Durham Cathedral. Here is a brief transcript of what he told us. Please share with any colleagues studying Durham Cathedral for their Historic Environment. UniversityDurham is unique in that it combines the role of … Continue reading Are you studying Durham Cathedral as part of the AQA Norman England Unit?
Here is a useful resource about World War One military hospitals in York. It’s been put together by Fulford and Fishergate Local History Group. The Mount School was used on the same terms as Bootham and I think they might be updating this, but it gives some useful pics and maps for students about how … Continue reading WW1 military hospitals in York