Using the locality to develop historical understanding
This 14 minute film shows how a group of KS2 pupils explored their local village, using a very wide range of sources (photographs, a medieval shoe etc etc) and developed their understanding of chronology.
There no need to say more so I won’t!
Watch it on youtube here
Ian's 'Handy' Guide …
It’s often said that the best ideas are the simplest and here’s a brilliantly simple and effective way of remembering the basic shapes of medieval arches – Norman, Early English, Decorated, Perpendicular.
You can see Ian's 'handy' guide here …
Constructive feedback is always welcome, particularly anything that will help other teachers.