Welcome to the Yorkclio site! This is our site for sharing resources and keeping everyone in touch between meetings.
This is where we will post the first person 17th Century Stories over the next couple of months. Mary Belasye, Countess Falconberg Isaac Newton More coming soon!!! If you are interested in other sets of first person resources, there are some from 1945-49 available here: historiana.eu
Thanks to Tracy Bowen and the fab history team at Fulford School for sharing this mind map for Hastings, designed to help students prep for the AQA GCSE Historic Environment topic.
At our recent YorkClio network meeting we spent our time talking about enquiries. Colleagues brought enquiries they wanted to improve and enquiries they felt were working. It was both useful and invigorating to put the YorkClio hive mind to work. We couldn’t record the discussions, but we are sharing a couple of the resources here. … Continue reading Talking enquiries and sharing resources
Inspired by a session at the Historical Association conference, staff at York College have encouraged their students to engage with the cultural milieu of the periods they study at A Level. This is to help them gain the sense of period and place they need in order to make sense of their new specific topic … Continue reading Investigating the culture of a period