Ancient Civilizations - Mughal India
Mughal India Website Staff Room
Welcome to The British Museum's website on Mughal India. These 'Staff Room' pages have been developed to help teachers get the most out of the web site for themselves and for their class. It is predominantly aimed at students aged 11 -14 and their teachers but we hope that other groups may find it useful too.


link to description of the site
An overview of the structure of the site:

link to explaination about resources
A description of the types of resources available:

link to scheme of work
This scheme shows one way to use the website to facilitate the history programme of study for Key Stage 3. Use as much or as little of the scheme as you wish.

Scheme of work

Lesson 1 - The Mughal invasion of India

Lesson 2 - Akbar and Elizabeth I

Lesson 3 - Akbar and original sources

Lesson 4 - How the Mughals won their battles

Lesson 5 - Mughal architecture

Lesson 6 - Mughal art

Search the Staff Room by topic:

We have the following resources focusing on the topic:


link to educational goals
A statement outlining the educational framework within which this website was constructed.


link to set-up advice
Practical guidance on: classroom set-up, using the website, printing, navigation.