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Medieval History Contents

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Medieval History.....................................3 The Tudors and Stuarts........................4

The Peasants' Revolt 1381

The Industrial Revolution...................4

This video resource features atmospheric re-enactments, dramatised accounts, and expert historical analysis, to paint a vivid portrait of the characters and events of the Peasants’ Revolt.

The British Empire...................................5 World War I and World War II......................................5 The Cold War.............................................6 Northern Ireland......................................6 British Society...........................................7 Study and Revision Skills....................7

King John and the Magna Carta This bestselling video resource introduces students to the significance of the Magna Carta. Students will learn about the life of King John, the role of the feudal barons, and how the Magna Carta forms the basis of our constitutional law. The resource is divided into segments, for easy reference, and comes with comprehensive supporting materials to help generate class discussion, and improve students’ understanding.

2005 • 50 mins • KS 3 – 4 DVD £49 • 1 yr streaming £20 3 yrs streaming £49 • PEGASUS12

Mystery of the Black Death Shattering the myths surrounding the most lethal disease in the western world, Timewatch examines the causes of the Black Death, and its huge impact on medieval society.

2008 • 20 mins • KS 3 – 4 • Additional resources Subtitles • DVD £49 • 1 yr streaming £20 3 yrs streaming £49 • KINGJ

2005 • 50 mins • KS 4 – 5 DVD £49 • 1 yr streaming £20 3 yrs streaming £49 • BBC12

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Life in Medieval Britain This video resource is the perfect introduction to the turbulent medieval period in Britain, featuring realistic reconstructions, filmed at a working medieval village.

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Knights and Castles For five hundred years, castles held the key to power, and dominated the landscape in Britain. This video resource looks at why they were built, what life inside castles was like, and the reasons behind their demise. Students will also learn about the role of knights, including the knighting ceremony, jousting, and battle.

1995 • 55 mins • KS 3 – 4 DVD £49 • 1 yr streaming £20 3 yrs streaming £49 • v

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Life in Medieval Europe

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Set in a village in 1350, this video resource tells the story of medieval peasant life, the feudal system, medieval farming, the medieval home, death, disease, and justice.

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1999 • 29 mins • KS 3 – 4 DVD £49 • 1 yr streaming £20 3 yrs streaming £49 • KNIG

2001 • 25 mins • KS 3 – 4 Subtitles • DVD £59 • 1 yr streaming £40 3 yrs streaming £60 • MEDS

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The Tudors and Stuarts

Killer Queens: Bloody Mary Presented by Rory McGrath, this two part video resource introduces students to the reign of Mary I, from how she claimed the throne, to how her beliefs resulted in the deaths of many Protestants.

The Tudors

The Stuarts

The Tudor period was one of intrigue that can still capture the imagination today. This video resource provides students with engaging re-enactments, and in-depth expert analysis of the Tudor monarchs, by award-winning historian, Alan Ereira. Students will learn about Owen Tudor: the source from which the Tudor dynasty would eventually spring, and are provided with in depth analysis of each Tudor monarch. This is a fantastic resource to get students engaged in this fascinating topic.

With the death of Elizabeth I, 1603 heralded the beginning of the Stuarts. With expert analysis from historian, Alan Ereira, and atmospheric period reconstructions, this video resource provides students with an interesting and informative record of the Stuart years. Students will learn about the reign of each Stuart monarch, as well as key events in this period, including civil war, plague, the fire of London, the abolition and re-introduction of the monarchy, and the gunpowder plot.

2010 • 2 x 12 mins • KS 3 – 4 DVD £49 • 1 yr streaming £20 3 yrs streaming £49 • ELEC01

Civil War: The Breakdown This resource tells the story of how the English Civil War broke out. Students will learn how Charles I introduced changes that seemed to move towards Catholicism, and how Scotland revolted.

2004 • 45 mins • KS 3 – 4 DVD £49 • 1 yr streaming £20 3 yrs streaming £49 • PEGASUS8

2004 • 45 mins • KS 3 – 4 DVD £49 • 1 yr streaming £20 3 yrs streaming £49 • PEGASUS7

2001 • 28 mins • KS 3 – 4 • Additional resources DVD £49 • 1 yr streaming £20 3 yrs streaming £49 • CIVIL1

The Industrial Revolution SERIES

What the Industrial Revolution Did for Us In this engaging series, historian, Dan Cruickshank, investigates just what the industrial revolution did for Britain, and shows students how our nation became the ‘workshop of the world’.

Material World

Modern Medicine

In this episode, Dan Cruickshank reveals how our forebears devised ingenious ways to imitate expensive exotic imports. Students are also introduced to William ‘strata’ Smith, who produced the first ever geological map, to unlock the mineral wealth of the world.

In this video resource, students with learn how, until the mid 18th Century, diseases that are easy to cure today, could be fatal, and how the medical advances of the Industrial Revolution increased life expectancy.

Transport This video resource shows students how the massive growth in production seen during the industrial revolution, fuelled the implementation of roads, canals, and steam engines, to transport goods, and people. 2003 • 30 mins • KS 4 – 5 DVD £49 • 1 yr streaming £20 3 yrs streaming £49 • OPEN1

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2003 • 30 mins • KS 4 – 5 DVD £49 • 1 yr streaming £20 3 yrs streaming £49 • OPEN3 2003 • 30 mins • KS 4 – 5 DVD £49 • 1 yr streaming £20 3 yrs streaming £49 • OPEN2

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The British Empire

The Rise and Fall of the British Empire

Progressive Ideologies – Imperialism, Nationalism, Capitalism, Egalitarianism The period between 1750 and 1918 was a time of great political, social, and economic change. Focusing on the British Empire, and its slow decline, this video resource examines the major shifts in European ideology: from Imperialism to Nationalism, Capitalism to Egalitarianism. This resource comes with a bank of free teaching notes, to support teaching, and improve students’ learning outcomes.

2011 • 20 mins • KS 4 – 5 • Additional resources Subtitles • DVD £49 • 1 yr streaming £20 3 yrs streaming £49 • VEA11016

This classic video resource focuses on the origins, development, and legacy of the British Empire: from its rise, to its fall.

The Transatlantic Slave Trade

1986 • 35 mins • KS 3 – 4 DVD £49 • 1 yr streaming £20 3 yrs streaming £49 • DY0103

In this powerful video resource, students are taken on a journey through Africa, Europe, the Caribbean, and America, to learn the terrible truth about slavery. Students will learn about the shocking conditions that slaves were forced to endure, and how the British MP, William Wilberforce, led a long campaign to abolish the slave trade. This resource comes with a pack of suggested learning activities for before, during, and after viewing.

The Hanoverians This resource introduces students to the characters, and key events, of the 123 years of Hanoverian rule, when the British Empire came to cover a third of the Earth.

2008 • 52 mins • KS 3 – 4 • Additional resources DVD £49 • 1 yr streaming £20 3 yrs streaming £49 • SLAVE

2004 • 45 mins • KS 3 – 4 DVD £49 • 1 yr streaming £20 3 yrs streaming £49 • PEGASUS13

World War I and World War II

Life Under Hitler This resource enables students to get inside the head of someone living in Germany when Hitler came to power, revealing how every aspect of life was influenced by the Nazi Party.

The Weimar Republic

The Origins of WWI and WWII

This outstanding video resource will provide students with an in-depth understanding of the economic and social factors that caused the German people to become politically radicalised, ultimately leading to the largest conflict the world had ever seen. Students will learn about the emergence of democracy in Germany, the Treaty of Versailles, the French invasion of the Ruhr, hyper-inflation, the Great Depression, and the rise of the Nazi Party. This resource comes with free knowledge-testing worksheets, to assess students’ understanding.

With original footage, and accessible commentary, this video resource introduces students to the complex causes behind the two most devastating wars that the world has ever seen. Students will learn about the origins of WWI: including international tensions, and the European arms race. Students are then provided with a comprehensive overview of the origins of WWII, looking at the Treaty of Versailles, the League of Nations, the Great Depression, German re-armament, and German re-occupation of the Rhineland.

2003 • 28 mins • KS 4 – 5 • Additional resources DVD £49 • 1 yr streaming £20 3 yrs streaming £49 • WEIM

2008 • 25 mins • KS 4 – 5 • Additional resources DVD £49 • 1 yr streaming £20 3 yrs streaming £49 • ONLINE20

1999 • 21 mins • KS 3 – 4 DVD £49 • 1 yr streaming £20 3 yrs streaming £49 • HITL

The Holocaust This powerful resource hears from Captain Vorontsov, who describes the emotions that he felt as he was confronted by the scenes at Auschwitz. This film contains scenes of a distressing nature. 2006 • 54 mins • KS 4 – 5 DVD £49 • 1 yr streaming £20 3 yrs streaming £49 • PEG06001

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The Cold War

Conflict in Indo-China This video resource introduces students to the USA’s role in Vietnam, from the assassination of Diem, to the withdrawal of US troops.

The Cold War: 1945 – 1961

The Cold War: 1962 – 1991

After WWII, ideological differences between former allies would force them apart. This comprehensive video resource introduces students to the origins of the Cold War, exploring the Iron Curtain, the Truman Doctrine, the Marshall Plan, and the Berlin Blockade and Airlift. Students will also learn about the shift of the Cold War to Asia, with the policy of containment, superpower rivalry in the arms and space races, and the threat of a nuclear holocaust as a deterrent to direct conflict. This resource comes with free teaching notes, to support teaching of this topic.

This video resource provides a comprehensive overview of the Cold War from the 1960s to the disintegration of the Soviet Union in 1991. Students will learn about the Cuban Missile Crisis, the Vietnam War, and the Soviet Union's intervention in Czechoslovakia. Students are also introduced to the initial success, and eventual failure of the Detente agreements, and how the premiership of Mikhael Gorbachev brought about greater understanding between the superpowers. This resource comes with free teaching notes, saving you precious planning time.

2007 • 35 mins • KS 4 – 5 • Additional resources DVD £49 • 1 yr streaming £20 3 yrs streaming £49 • THECO1

2007 • 38 mins • KS 4 – 5 • Additional resources DVD £49 • 1 yr streaming £20 3 yrs streaming £49 • THECO2

1999 • 30 mins • KS 4 – 5 DVD £49 • 1 yr streaming £20 3 yrs streaming £49 • INDO

The Fall of the Berlin Wall This video resource will help students to understand the significance of the fall of the Berlin wall, and the end of the Cold War.

2009 • 26 mins • KS 4 – 5 • Additional resources DVD £49 • 1 yr streaming £20 3 yrs streaming £49 • BERLIN

Northern Ireland

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The Troubles in Northern Ireland

Sunday at 5 – The Real Northern Ireland

For 30 years the words ‘Northern Ireland’ were associated with violence, unrest, political instability, and death. Why, and how, did this come about? This bestselling video resource introduces students to the causes and effects of ‘The Troubles’ looking at the religious, economic, and political conflicts, and how the Good Friday Agreement saw a shift towards peace.

This video resource introduces students to the story of Northern Ireland’s troubles through the memories of two ex-prisoners – former Loyalist, Billy McQuiston, and former Republican, Seanna Walsh. Students will learn about the complexities of the peace process, as experienced both inside and outside of prison.

This resource comes with free knowledge-testing worksheets, to assess students’ understanding, and extension activities to support your ‘gifted and talented’ students.

Archive footage, and interviews with prison wardens, relatives, and mediators will bring this subject to life for students.

2012 • 20 mins • KS 4 – 5 • Additional resources Subtitles • DVD £49 • 1 yr streaming £20 3 yrs streaming £49 • CUK12003

2008 • 56 mins • KS 4 – 5 DVD £49 • 1 yr streaming £20 3 yrs streaming £49 • LOO08002

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British Society BEST SELLING RESOURCE

Crime, Punnishment, and Policing in England and Wales from 1829

Britain's Changing Society in the 20th Century

The Changing Role of Women in the UK

Produced in conjunction with the National Subject Leader for History, this video resource introduces students to the major changes in British Society that came about in the 20th Century. Students will learn how the role of women dramatically changed, and how the new technologies, of the 20th Century continue to have a major impact on the way we live today. This resource comes with a bank of teaching resources, including curriculum links for each UK exam board, and knowledge-testing worksheets.

The 20th Century saw enormous change for women in the UK. This video resource explores what has brought about these changes in the home, at work, and in social values. Students are encouraged to ask just how far women have come on the road to equality. This resource includes a bank of teaching notes, designed to save you planning time, and to help deepen students’ understanding of this topic.

2010 • 23 mins • KS 3 – 4 • Additional resources DVD £49 • 1 yr streaming £20 3 yrs streaming £49 • CLASS21

2010 • 26 mins • KS 4 – 5 • Additional resources DVD £49 • 1 yr streaming £20 3 yrs streaming £49 • CLASS23

This video resource explores how Victorian Britain tried to reform criminals, and ask whether this is still the aim of our judicial system. 2010 • 26 mins • KS 3 • Additional resources DVD £49 • 1 yr streaming £20 3 yrs streaming £49 • CLASS22

Life at the Begining of the 20th Century Using interviews and archival film, this video resource introduces students to everyday life in Western nations at the beginning of the twentieth century. 2004 • 31 mins • KS 4 – 5 • Additional resources DVD £49 • 1 yr streaming £20 3 yrs streaming £49 • WBEGUK

Study and Revision Skills BEST SELLING RESOURCE

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Speed Learning This video resource shows students how to use their study time effectively, providing a comprehensive revision strategy, which students can refer to again and again.

Inquiry Skills in the Study of History

Study Skills for People who Hate to Study

This video resource follows two students as they explore the inquiry skills that are essential to the study of history. Students are introduced to the process of historical research, how to examine the differences between primary and secondary sources, evaluate sources, write focus questions, and appropriately format historical responses. This video comes with free worksheets, to promote understanding, and extension activities to support your ‘gifted and talented’ students.

Designed to help students get organised, this video resource helps learners to set goals and priorities, enabling them to stay in charge of their schoolwork. The three main obstacles to effective study are identified: disorganisation, procrastination, and distraction. Strategies to overcome these obstacles are provided. This resource includes worksheets and handouts to help implement key study strategies.

2011 • 21 mins • KS 4 – 5 • Additional resources Subtitles • DVD £49 • 1 yr streaming £20 3 yrs streaming £49 • VEA10083

2010 • 18 mins • KS 4 – 5 • Additional resources DVD £49 • 1 yr streaming £20 3 yrs streaming £49 • HRM11

2012 • 20 mins • KS 4 – 5 • Additional resources DVD £49 • 1 yr streaming £20 3 yrs streaming £49 • BRI12002

Memory Techniques This video resource introduces students to 10 of the most powerful memory techniques, and explains how to apply these techniques to their studies. 2012 • 21 mins • KS 4 – 5 • Additional resources DVD £49 • 1 yr streaming £20 3 yrs streaming £49 • BRI12003

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