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  • Advertising

    Language:English Curriculum:UK Levels: Ages 11 to 14, Ages 14 to 16, Ages 16 to 18 Subject:History

    In this lesson, students will be introduced to some of the ways in which advertisers used the war to sell their ...

  • Aerial warfare

    Language:English Curriculum:UK Levels: Ages 11 to 14, Ages 14 to 16, Ages 16 to 18 Subject:History

    This activity will introduce students to the first uses of aerial activities in World War One. During this ...

  • Bombing raids and the Home Front

    Language:English Curriculum:UK Levels: Ages 11 to 14, Ages 14 to 16, Ages 16 to 18 Subject:History

    There is a common misconception that there was little destruction away from the trenches and that bombing raids ...

  • Daily life in the trenches

    Language:English Curriculum:UK Levels: Ages 11 to 14, Ages 14 to 16, Ages 16 to 18 Subject:History

    In this activity students will use primary source material to gain an insight into daily life in the trenches and an ...

  • Daily life on the Home Front

    Language:English Curriculum:UK Levels: Ages 11 to 14, Ages 14 to 16, Ages 16 to 18 Subject:History

    In this activity, students will consider the impact of the war beyond the battlefield and consider to what extent ...

  • Depicting the enemy

    Language:English Curriculum:UK Levels: Ages 11 to 14, Ages 14 to 16, Ages 16 to 18 Subject:History

    When teaching or learning about World War One, it is easy to focus on the British experience. However depictions ...

  • Experiences of Commonwealth and colonial troops

    Language:English Curriculum:UK Levels: Ages 11 to 14, Ages 14 to 16, Ages 16 to 18 Subject:History

    Troops from across the British Empire and colonies either volunteered or were conscripted to fight on Britain’s ...

  • Hardship and loyalty

    Language:English Curriculum:UK Levels: Ages 11 to 14, Ages 14 to 16, Ages 16 to 18 Subject:History

    In this lesson, students will explore some of the hardships that soldiers experienced, such as dirty conditions, ...

  • Health and hygiene

    Language:English Curriculum:UK Levels: Ages 11 to 14, Ages 14 to 16, Ages 16 to 18 Subject:History

    The conditions in the trenches did not lend themselves to well-being. In this activity, students will explore ...

  • India and World War One

    Language:English Curriculum:UK Levels: Ages 11 to 14, Ages 14 to 16, Ages 16 to 18 Subject:History

    The aim of this lesson is to introduce the role and contribution of the Indian forces on the Western Front. Students ...

  • Leadership and command

    Language:English Curriculum:UK Levels: Ages 11 to 14, Ages 14 to 16, Ages 16 to 18 Subject:History

    The aim of this lesson is to introduce some of the debate around leadership during World War One. It will invite ...

  • On the battlefield

    Language:English Curriculum:UK Levels: Ages 11 to 14, Ages 14 to 16, Ages 16 to 18 Subject:History

    In this lesson, students are encouraged to explore the realities of war. They will discuss how the men that ...

  • Pacifism and conscientious objectors

    Language:English Curriculum:UK Levels: Ages 11 to 14, Ages 14 to 16, Ages 16 to 18 Subject:History

    The principle behind this activity is to go beyond the surface of conscription and the experience of warfare ...

  • Peace negotiations

    Language:English Curriculum:UK Levels: Ages 11 to 14, Ages 14 to 16, Ages 16 to 18 Subject:History

    In this activity, students will use primary source material to examine the difficulties of international ...

  • Punishment

    Language:English Curriculum:UK Levels: Ages 11 to 14, Ages 14 to 16, Ages 16 to 18 Subject:History

    In this activity, students will gain an insight into military discipline and to consider the nature of crime and ...