Day School: Yorkshire Castles of the Norman Conquest

Ref: C3671502

From the first castles at York to the magnificent keeps at Richmond and Middleham, we will explore the history of the Norman Castles of Yorkshire.

Additional information about this course

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Course aim

Introduce students to the history and architecture of Yorkshire's Norman castles.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • No skills or experience needed

By the end of the course I should be able to:

  • Identify a series of Yorkshire castles established in the Norman period
  • Demonstrate a general understanding of the material impact of the Norman Conquest upon Yorkshire
  • Using primary sources, trace the history of a series of Yorkshire castles originating in the Norman period.

How will I be taught?

  • The WEA tutor will use a range of different teaching and learning methods and encourage you and the group to be actively involved in your learning

What kind of feedback can I expect?

  • A range of informal activities will be used by the tutor to see what you are learning which may include quizzes, question and answer, small projects and discussion
  • You will have opportunities to discuss your progress with your tutor

What else do I need to know?

  • Nothing else is needed

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

  • No pre reading or pre course work is required

What can I do next?

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Day School: Yorkshire Castles of the Norman Conquest Course Outline

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You can only enrol in person on the course.

Please call 0300 303 3464 to enquire about enrolling on this course.

Conditions

You can if you meet all of the following requirements:

  • are paying the standard fee or are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • are paying with a credit/debit card or are not paying a fee because of a qualifying benefit
  • have a valid email address
  • have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2017
  • have read and accept the standard terms and conditions
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