Argue About: The Normans

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Did life really change that much under the Normans? This set of infographics shows both the military and domestic impact of the Normans on England in 1066 and beyond.

National Curriculum Links

• KS3: The development of Church, state and society in Medieval Britain 1066-1509.
• KS4: AQA Paper 2: Shaping the Nation, Section B: The Normans c1066 - c1100.
- OCR B: Component Group 1: Depth Study - The Norman Conquest, 1065-1087.
- Edexcel: Paper 2: Period study and British depth study - Anglo-Saxon and Norman England, c1060–88.

Learning Objectives

• Students will be able to make comparisons and contrasts between Anglo-Saxon and Norman England.
• Students will explore the legacy of invasion and the nature of society in the early Anglo-Norman period.

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Resource Information

Key Stage

KS3 (age 11-14) KS4 (age 15-16)

Subject

History

Topic

Normans

Type

For the classroom For your visit

Palace

Tower of London

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Profiles of key players at the Tower from 1066 to 1100.

Key Stage

KS3 (age 11-14)KS4 (age 15-16)KS5 (age 16+)

Subject

History

Topic

Normans

Key dates relating to the Normans at the Tower from 1066 to 1100.

Key Stage

KS3 (age 11-14)KS4 (age 15-16)KS5 (age 16+)

Subject

History

Topic

NormansCastles

See the extent of William’s castle building across England in the Norman period.

Key Stage

KS3 (age 11-14)KS4 (age 15-16)KS5 (age 16+)

Subject

HistoryGeography

Topic

NormansCastles