Spanish Armada: 430th anniversary- great lessons to enjoy for KS2 and 3

Those of you teaching the Spanish Armada at KS2 or 3, will know that today is the 430th anniversary of the decisive battle of Gravelines. You may not know that there are two outstanding lessons on this topic. One, using the waiting room technique,

https://www.keystagehistory.co.uk/keystage-2/how-was-the-spanish-armada-defeated-by-the-smaller-english-fleet-using-a-technique-called-waiting-room/

nearly always leads to an outstanding judgement, not least because it is lively, fun , highly informative and leads to brilliant written work. We have included an example in the assessment section of the site to see the quality that emerges.

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