Year 8 Resources

The early Tudors, 1485-1558

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LESSON 1: Family Tree of the Tudors and Stuarts

LESSON 2: Wars of the Roses Narrative

LESSON 3: Tudor society sources

LESSON 4: Henry VIII: an effective king?

LESSON 5: Henry VIII and the Reformation


Mary Tudor

LESSON 6: Mary I Information for Fakebook profile

LESSON 7: Black Tudors Enquiry and Drake and Diego



Elizabeth I

Coronation PortraitLESSON 1: Elizabeth I Problems

LESSON 2: Jesuits and Catholic threat to Elizabeth

LESSON 3: Mary Queen of Scots

LESSON 4: Elizabeth Portraits


LESSON 5:  The Marriage Problem:

Charles I and the English Civil War

Charles I

LESSON 1: Source exercises on Charles I: Click HERE

LESSON 2: Summary of Events, 1625-1660: Charles I Civil War Summary

LESSON 2: Recap of the Causes of the Civil War: Recap Causes English Civil War

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LESSON 2: The Battles of Edgehill and Marston Moor: Edgehill and Marston Moor

The King’s Army: King’s Army

The New Model Army (Parliamentarians): New Model Army


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LESSON 3: The Battle of Naseby: The Battle of Naseby



Oliver Cromwell

CromwellLESSON 1: Interpretations of Cromwell: Cromwell Part 1



Cromwell HeadLESSON 2: Interpretations of Cromwell: Cromwell Part 2



Society in the 1600s

Matthew Hopkins

LESSON 1: Witches Part 1: Witches Part 1



Witch DunkLESSON 2: Witches Part 2: Witches Part 2



FamiliarsLESSON 3: Witches Part 3: Witches Part 3

LESSON 3: Witches Case Studies: Witch case studies

LESSON 3: Exit Ticket


What happened in 1660-1715?

Glorious RevolutionLESSON 1: Parliament 1532-1714



plagueLESSON 2: The Effects of the Great Plague



The British Empire


The Age of Discovery Quiz: Click HERE

Key moments in the creation of the British Empire: Click HERE

A story of slavery: a walking tour of Bristol: Click HERE


Revision for the Year 8 examination

Revision cards to download, complete and use: Year 8 Short Answer Revision Cards 2019

Revision cards that help you with the chronological order of events (print these double-sided): Event Revision Cards to print

A timeline of the Tudors and Stuarts, by Esme James: Timeline 1485-1660



Pirate booklet: Pirates Booklet


Dates for Exam

Mantel Execution Extract