Teaching resources

Explore a range of teaching resources on the Middle Ages for use in primary and secondary school classrooms. These are designed to help teachers get the most out of this website.

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  • Medieval Medicine

    Language: English English Curriculum: UK Levels: Ages 11 to 14, Ages 14 to 16, Ages 7 to 11 Subject: History

    Medieval medical treatises provide a fascinating insight into the beliefs and practises concerning health, illness, surg...

  • Medieval Women

    Language: English English Curriculum: UK Level: Ages 11 to 14 Subject: History

    Women’s lives are often absent from the historical record – from which we might assume that women’s roles have been insi...

  • The Black Death

    Language: English English Curriculum: UK Level: Ages 11 to 14 Subject: History

    In this activity, students will explore a rare, first-hand account of the Black Death in Britain. The class will explore...

  • The Medieval Church

    Language: English English Curriculum: UK Level: Ages 11 to 14 Subject: History

    How religious were people in the medieval period? To what extent did religion affect life? We can gain some useful insig...

  • Towns and Villages

    Language: English English Curriculum: UK Level: Ages 11 to 14 Subject: History

    How was medieval society organised and who lived where? Was it better to live in a town or in a village? What was life l...