Resources for Worcestershire’s High Schools and
This section of the Unlocking the Past
website provides specific learning resources for the use of
archaeology in the school curriculum.
Geography of Riverside Settlements
This Geography module explores local archaeological evidence for
the arrival of prehistoric communities into the Worcestershire
region. It is designed to follow on from lessons which have
examined the influence which successive ice ages have had on the
physical landscape and, its main theme, is concerned with how river
courses and natural resources have shaped human settlement from
pre-agricultural times, through to the first farming
Riverside Settlements – KS3 (Year 8)
with adapted material for
KS4 (Year 11) study of Settlements.
Although the lesson plans target the Key Stage 3 study of Rivers
and Settlements, the full resource makes it possible for teacher
and pupil to explore the module more deeply, either in set project
work, or by returning to it for aspects of the GCSE study of
Deserted Medieval Villages
Details of the teaching pack on the Kay Stage 3 History
Deserted Medieval Villages - Grafton Flyford
(A Case Study)
This whole pack is available as a PDF document or as a set of
three Powerpoint presentations, all of which can be downloaded
below. To use accompanying teacher's notes open
Powerpoint, right click for edit slides, go to
view and select notes page.
There is a comprehensive teaching resource for primary schools
with local studies for the Romans, Saxons and Tudors at: Return
to the Source and a range of resources for the school
curriculum at Webquest UK
Web based learning resources and maps
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