British Library

Teachit History is pleased to have teamed up with the British Library to present you their teaching resources made for the 800th anniversary of Magna Carta. The activities cover themes in both history and citizenship and are variously aimed at students in KS3-5 (some are also suitable for KS2). They will help your students to understand the significance of Magna Carta in its own time and today.

British library history resources

Explore the influence of the Magna Carta on:

  • women's suffrage
  • enticement to war
  • 17th century
  • education.

Citizenship resources

Explore how Magna Carta shaped:

  • human rights
  • fair trials
  • young people and justice.


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