Reevy Hill Primary School

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We are learning about castles in History! This work is available as a pack from the school office (see below)


Lesson 1 – What is a castle?

What do you know about castles? Look through the pictures on the PowerPoint below and think about the questions.

Task: Share your learning about castles.

What would you like to find out about castles?
Lesson 2 - Are all castles the same?

Castles for Kids: What is a Castle?

What do you know about castles?

Task: Using the variation of Castle images, group the castles. As you group the Castles, describe them and their features. You can cut the pictures out and sort them or you can choose a few to describe. You can group or sort them in whatever way you like!


Explain why you have grouped them. e.g. appearance, size, brick etc.

Lesson 3 - What is a Motte and Bailey castle?

Read the information and look at the pictures of Motte and Bailey castles.


Extension: Draw and label a Motte and Bailey castle!
Lesson 4 - How did castles develop over time?