GCSE activity trail and session

The historic environment of Norman England

The historic environment of Norman England

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White Tower at the Tower of London in daylight. North East side.

Session: The Normans

This session is designed to support students studying the historic environment of Norman England for History GCSE, focusing on the White Tower within its historical context.

Key Stage 4
Subject: History 
Topics: Normans
Session Type: Depth study

Bookings open from 16 November 2020.

The White Tower looking north through a stone archway, October 2009.

Activity trail: The Normans

This trail is designed to support students studying the historic environment of Norman England for History GCSE, focusing on the White Tower within its historical context.

Bookings open from 16 November 2020.

Scene from the video series on The Normans and the White Tower

Video series: The Scoop - The Normans and the White Tower

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.

Designed to support students studying the Norman Conquest as part of the GCSE AQA syllabus.

An illustration of the White Tower in its early days on a hill without surrounding outer walls.

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