Key Stage 3 Design Technology

Make a model of a medieval castle

Richard spent a great deal of his lifetime living in different castles around England such as Middleham, Leicester, Nottingham and York.

Some general information about castles can be found here.

More detailed information is here.

Here are cross-sections of medieval castles.

Here is a short BBC video on how to build a medieval castle.

Here is a trailer to a DVD which reconstructs medieval castles such as Middleham.

Model castles made at Scoil Pól, Kilfinane, Co. Limerick 

Your Task

Design and build your own model castle using the information above as a guide.

Use whichever materials your teacher provides, or that you can recycle from home.

Take images each day to build up a record of your progress to the finished model.