Resources for education

This section provides downloadable materials for teachers of Key Stages 3 and 4. Lesson plans, activities and teaching notes are all available as PDF and Microsoft Powerpoint files.

Use the links below to explore the various materials on offer.


The Becket Affair - Lesson 1

Classroom resources

Microsoft Powerpoint file to support delivery of Lesson 1

Microsoft Powerpoint file for alternative starter to Lesson 1. Can be copied into the main Lesson 1 Powerpoint, above, if required.

Activity: Friends or Foes blank graph

Activity: Friends or Foes event cards (with dates)

Activity: Friends or Foes event cards (no dates)

Teaching notes

Outline of Lesson 1

Teaching notes detailing underlying principles of the lesson and suggested teaching approaches.

The Becket Affair - Lesson 2

Classroom resources

Microsoft Powerpoint file to support delivery of Lesson 2

Activity: Context cards

Activity: Context sheets

Teaching notes

Outline of Lesson 2

Teaching notes detailing underlying principles of the lesson and suggested teaching approaches.

The Becket Affair - Lesson 3

Classroom resources

Microsoft Powerpoint file to support delivery of Lesson 3

Activity: Canterbury Tales Prologue

Teaching notes

Outline of Lesson 3

Teaching notes detailing underlying principles of the lesson and suggested teaching approaches.

Key context

The Becket Affair and beyond


Medieval Pilgrimage - Lesson 1

Classroom resources

Microsoft Powerpoint file to support delivery of Medieval Pilgrimage lesson (note: this presentation contains video and is roughly 180MB in size)

Classroom activity: Doom painting worksheet

Classroom activity: Reasons for pilgrimage

Homework: Roger and Mary

Homework: York and Canterbury

Teaching notes

Outline of Medieval Pilgrimage lesson

Teaching notes detailing underlying principles of the lesson and suggested teaching approaches.


Further Resources - key contextual materials

10 things you need to know about the Becket Affair

10 things you need to know about the role of pilgrimage in medieval lives

10 things you need to know about the medieval Church in everyday life

Pilgrim stories


RE enrichment materials - key context

RE enrichment information


Interactive Resources

Timeline

Map