St Mary's Church, Beverley

making disciples

Schools & colleges

We love to welcome teachers and students to St Mary’s. The rich history and heritage of St Mary’s offer a wide spectrum of learning opportunities – from art to science, history to horticulture, RE to literacy. Please get in touch if you’d like to discuss a visit or collaboration.

Resources

We have developed videos and worksheets to introduce students to the history of St Mary’s Church, and to provide a local context to subjects studied in the school History curriculum.

Videos

Two videos exploring medieval Beverley and St Mary’s Church, to complement the school unit “Medieval Britain 1066-1509″:

Medieval Beverley – Life and Society
Medieval Beverley – Religion and the Church

Worksheets

Worksheets on medieval Beverley and St Mary’s Church, to complement the school unit “Medieval Britain 1066-1509″:

1 Design Your Own Roof Boss

2 The Medieval Church of St Mary’s Beverley

3 The Trades and Guilds of Medieval Beverley

4 Exploring Medieval Life Through Roof Bosses – Questions

5 Exploring Medieval Life Through Roof Bosses – Answers

6 The Medieval Church – Multiple Choice Questions

7 A Selection of Images of Roof Bosses

A flavour of some recent projects

Beverley Grammar School

In June 2020, during lockdown, forty-two pupils in Year 7 took part in a home learning project focusing on St Mary’s.

East Riding College

In 2018-19, twelve students on the Foundation course (Level One/Two) studying for a BTEC Art & Design Diploma completed an assessed unit based on carvings at St Mary’s.

St Mary’s Primary School

As part of the 2019 Beverley Chamber Music Festival, St Mary’s Heritage Learning Officer delivered a whole school assembly to St Mary’s Primary School inspired by the church’s roof bosses.

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