Middle Ages

Image: medieval grocer's shop by Christine Vaufrey on Flickr

The Middle Ages was the period of European history from the fall of the Roman Empire in the west to the fall of Constantinople (1453). These resources have been selected to support this popular topic – Middle Ages. SCIS 1525164


BBC Bitesize

This BBC site has a range of information and content types; videos, interactives and articles, for all ages. You can search either by keyword or year levels.

Suggested level: intermediate, secondary

Eyewitness to History

History through the eyes of those who lived it. Covers a range of topics.

Suggested level: primary, intermediate


To discover information on the school work site ManyAnswers use the search term Middle Ages.

Suggested level: primary, intermediate

Middle Ages

Presents information about the Middle Ages through to the crusades. Also has video clips of famous events.

Suggested: intermediate, secondary


Britannica Online School Edition provides a range of information on many aspects of the Middle Ages. A school log-on and password is required.

Suggested level: primary, intermediate, secondary


Have you thought about using fiction with your class to support your topic? The following are some suggestions for your students (and you!) to read and enjoy

Brother hugo and the bear, by Katy Beebe, 2014 (picture book)
The princess curse by, Merrie Haskell, 2013 (junior fiction book)
The siege scare by, Frances Watt, 2012 (junior fiction book)


The middle ages in 3 ½ minutes. Margaret de Heer. Youtube.3.34