Teaching GCSE History: Changing Warfare (Edexcel)

This SHP option, offered by Edexcel only, builds on the success of the A2 paper for which colleges such as Frome Community College have created some excellent resources.  For materials on the Crimean, Boer and First World War go to their site Edexcel have produced their own scheme of work which might serve as a helpful reference point for planning and developing your own lessons.  As I observe more live lessons I will naturally post the best practice I have seen as soon as possible.  Mark Battye the energetic subject officer for Edexcel history now runs a forum on which he has posted several invaluable documents for schools to use.

Victory at last in the battle to identify Bosworth Field

The discovery of lead musket shot and cannonballs helps to identify the site after 500 years of uncertainty.

According to Glenn Foard who has spent four years and over £1million of local and national grants looking for the definitive proof, he has now found it!  The evidence comes in the form of 22 lead cannon and musket balls.  Being larger than any previously recovered hoard of artillery shot from all the other 15th and 16th battlefields in Europe put together

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