Life in Elizabethan Times: Elizabethan England, c1568–c1603

AQA GCSE History: British Depth Studies: Elizabethan England, c1568–c1603 - Life in Elizabethan Times. The resources are also suitable for Edexcel, OCR, WJEC GCSE History and iGCSE History.

• A ‘Golden Age’: living standards and fashions; growing prosperity and the rise of the gentry; the Elizabethan theatre and its achievements; attitudes to the theatre.
• The poor: reasons for the increase in poverty; attitudes and responses to poverty; the reasons for government action and the seriousness of the problem.
• English sailors: Hawkins and Drake; circumnavigation 1577–1580, voyages and trade; the role of Raleigh.

The resources that I have created enabled my GCSE History class to attain P8 +0.57 during the 2019 summer examination series and many students secured Level 9s - the most of any class in my entire school. In addition, this specific component - Elizabethan England, c1568–c1603 - were above average according to AQA Enhanced Results Analysis.

Owing to marking GCSE History for AQA during the 2019 summer examination series, all of my original resources have been amended and updated for students studying GCSE History syllabus. In addition, I have utilised feedback from students, fellow professionals, experienced colleagues and my own professional judgement to ensure that each resource will help you to teach quality history lessons.

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Created: Dec 17, 2018

Updated: Apr 14, 2020

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