These resources are designed for a GCSE lesson on Mary, Queen of Scots’ life up to 1569. Hope they are useful.
Mary, Queen of Scots and Elizabeth I
Mary Queen of Scots – Threat
These resources are for a GCSE lesson on the opposition – both home and abroad – to the Elizabethan Religious Settlement.
Reactions against the Elizabethan Religious Settlement
Opposition to the Elizabethan Religious Settlement worksheet
These resources are for a GCSE lesson on the establishment of the Elizabethan Religious Settlement.
Elizabethan Religious Settlement worksheet
Elizabethan Religious Settlement
These resources are for a GCSE lesson on religious division in early Elizabethan England – before the Elizabethan Religious Settlement of 1559.
Religious division – 1558
Religious divisions in 1558
These resources looks at the foreign threats facing Elizabeth I at the beginning of her reign and asks students to prioritise, assess and evaluate these threats.
Foreign policy Elizabeth I – 1558
Foreign threats facing Elizabeth I in 1558 worksheet
These resources looks at the personal challenges faced by Elizabeth I, such as marriage and succession, gender attitudes and illegitimacy. The resources are for a GCSE class.
Vulnerable Elizabeth I
Vulnerable Elizabeth I worksheet
Summary pyramid – Vulnerable Elizabeth
Elizabeth I domestic challenges – Fingertip knowledge
These resources for a GCSE lesson are on the key features of Elizabethan society and government. They are designed for an early lesson in a scheme of work on any GCSE Elizabethan England course.
Key features of society and government in 1558 worksheet
Elizabethan society and government