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Norman castles

Map

Map

About this learning resource

Format: PDF

A map with Norman Castles plotted on it to show the extent of William’s castle building across England in the Norman period.

This resource supports the Key stage 3 1066 and the Norman Tower of London school session at the Tower of London.

National Curriculum links

• The development of Church, state and society in Medieval Britain 1066-1509. 
• KS4 and KS5 Normans.

Learning objectives

• Students will explore castle and castle-building as a key aspect of Norman rule.
• Students will understand the key people who impacted on the reigns of William I and his sons.

Resource Information

Key Stage

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

Subjects

  • History
  • Geography

Topic

  • Normans
  • Castles

Type

  • Biographies & Fact sheets
  • Images
  • Timelines

Palace

  • Tower of London
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