GCSE History: The historic environment of Norman England

Source activities

Source activities

Update 14 December: In line with government guidance, the Tower of London will be closed from 16 December.

Exterior view of the White Tower and the lawn taken from the south by the Wakefield Tower

GCSE Normans: Activity trail

This resource is designed to support students studying the historic environment of Norman England for History GCSE, focusing on the White Tower within its historical context. It can be used both in the classroom and on a visit to the Tower.

Key Stage 4
Subject: History 
Topics: Normans
Session Type: For your visit | In the classroom

The White Tower at the Tower of London.

GCSE Normans: White Tower source capsule

A selection of primary and secondary images and written sources designed to support GCSE students studying the Normans. 

Key Stage 4
Subject: History 
Topics: Normans
Session Type: For your visit | In the classroom

The Scoop video series exploring the White Tower at The Tower of London.

GCSE Normans: 'The Scoop' video series

Welcome to The Scoop! Join Jezebel Factsman and her team of historical experts to uncover how the Normans constructed the White Tower in this fact-finding and myth-busting series.

Key Stage 4
Subject: History 
Topics: Normans
Session Type: In the classroom

 

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