Knights and Castles
Addressing the National Curriculums requirement for pupils to develop an awareness of the past, further their ability to identify similarities and differences between ways of life in different periods, and develop an understanding of some of the ways we find out about the past, our below resources will assist Key Stage 1 pupils discover the wonderful world of knights and castles!
We have designed the resources below to help your pupils learn, whether they are in the classroom or at home. They will also support and complement a visit.
Download the Knights and castles teachers pack (189 KB, pdf) for helpful information and tips on how these resources can assist in your lesson planning.
If you are planning to visit the Royal Armouries in Leeds check out our Knights and Castles Workshop to immerse your pupils learning while they are with us!
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Time Travel Radio
Clifford’s Tower, York
Tina the Time Traveller is not just visiting one time period on this radio show, but two! She is exploring how Clifford’s Tower in York has changed from a wooden structure to one made of stone. Let us hope she doesn’t get lock in!
All the below images are from our collection and will enhance students visual understanding of Knights.
Click/tap the image to reveal more information, including a link to further information and more images of the object.
Knights weapons and armour
George and the Dragon
Castles and Tournaments
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Royal Armouries Museum