The Battle of Hastings

Curriculum support15 minsFREE

Key takeaways
Why there was a battle.
Who wanted to be king.
The lead up to the battle.
Brian DickinsonHost: Brian is a History and Sociology teacher with 26 years experience. He is also an examiner with two exam boards, so he likes to focus on material and techniques that will best help students when it comes to exam time.

The infamous Battle of Hastings is a popular topic across History classes. In this class, students will cover the background story of why there was a battle, who was involved in the battle, and how it all started. This is an essential topic for all History students and is a perfect way for students who want a round-up of one of England's most famous battles. Whether students have covered this topic or are approaching it for the first time, this class has value as a revision tool or to allow students to get ahead!

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Suitable for:

This class is suitable for students in Year 7/S1 or as a refresher class for older students.

Class requirements:

Students will require a laptop with internet connection to view the class. A pen and notepad will also be required during the lesson.

What to expect:
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