Secondary Aged Children Online resources
Welcome to Durham University Library and Collections’ secondary online learning resources to support yours or your student's learning.
What is History: An Introduction
Palaeography: An Introduction
Sir Francis Drake and the Circumnavigation of the Globe
Early Attempts at Settlement in America: the Roanoke Experiment
Crime and Punishment in Durham
Population and Urbanisation: The Impact of the Industrial Revolution
Rites of Passage: Cremation and the Resurrection
What was it like to Fight in the First World War?
What was trench warfare?
What Impact did New Technology have on the First World War?
Please download and use these resource packs to support your teaching,
The Normans in Durham
The Normans left an incredible architectural legacy in Durham. This guide details some of the amazing Norman features that can be found in Durham Castle.
The Battle of Dunbar, the Skeletons in the Library and the English Civil War
In 2013, archaeologists found a mass grave underneath the site of Palace Green Library. This downloadable resource details the Scottish soldiers found buried, the battle they fought in and what happened next.
The Story of Hanuman
Discover the story of the Hindu god Hanuman and find out what qualities he represents.
Secondary School Videos and Podcasts
Explore highlights from the collections with our video and podcast series. These resources can complement your curriculum and give a unique insight into the collections at Durham University. Working with the Curatorial, Archives and Special Collections teams, the Learning and Engagement Team will be adding to these podcast and video series to keep the content up to date.
Use these resources to encourage discussion and challenge perspectives. For more information, please do contact the team at email@example.com.