Middle East and Islamic world


Middle East and Islamic World

Discover the many cultures of the Middle East and Islamic world, from the ancient civilisations of Persia (Iran), Mesopotamia (Iraq), the Levant (Syria, Jordan, Lebanon, Palestine, Israel) and Anatolia (Turkey) to the contemporary cultures of the Middle East today.

Discover the Arab world 
Age 12–16

Islamic civilisations 
Age 12–16


School session

The world in AD 900


Students learn about the world in AD 900, focusing on Maya, Islamic and West African culture and society.

School session

Around the world in a day

Years 5 & 6

Students examine artefacts made around the world at the same moment in time.