Changes in health and medicine – Unit 3


  • School – Ysgol Treffynnon, Fflint
    Age– Year 10
    Language – English
    Time needed to complete the tasks: 1 – 3 hours

A series of three presentations designed to develop pupils’ understanding of how societies in the past have tried to treat illnesses and cure diseases. Pupils will learn about the medieval period, the C19 and C20. The presentations include links to video clips, quick recall activities and guidance on examination technique and assessment rubric. The teacher has also shared a revision frame, a writing frame and a good example of an essay which explores, ‘To what extent were poor living conditions the most important cause of illness and disease over time?’ The lessons are also available with audio commentary.

Image - Image taken from f. 49v of Circa instans (index Herbal). Written in French.