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Investigating permeabilty - Somerset Coal Canal
A science experiment based on the construction of the Somerset  … read more
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Data handling – employment in the Somerset coalfields 1875-1950
A data handling exercise based on employment levels on the Somerset  … read more
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Who was to blame for the sinking of the Titanic?
A series of tasks in which children investigate the causes of  … read more
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How should we remember the Holocaust?
A lesson based on images of Holocaust memorials, which considers  … read more
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Edith Cavell biography
An activity based around a biography of Edith Cavell. Children  … read more
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Queen Elizabeth's birthday – then and now
An activity to compare the time of Queen Elizabeth's birth and  … read more
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Who was who in 1914?
A discussion activity about the road to the First World War.  … read more
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On the canal – word mat
A useful word mat resource for descriptive writing. Children  … read more
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Canals - ten minutes, five sentences!
A writing prompt to help get children's ideas flowing about canals.  … read more
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A canal word mat
A useful word mat for a canals topic.  … read more
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Find the distance - Somerset Coal Canal
Children use a table to find the distances between locations  … read more
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Life on a canal barge
A great historical enquiry activity. Children answer questions  … read more
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The Blitz – researching and reporting
A set of questions to help children find out about the Blitz  … read more
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What food was rationed during WWII and why?
A scaffolding to support research into food rationing during  … read more
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WWII evacuation billet cards
A set of scenario cards outlining the details of host families  … read more
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WWII events ranking and timeline
Taking key events just before and during World War Two children  … read more
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Analysing Chamberlain's famous speech
Listen to the actual speech that Neville Chamberlain made on  … read more
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Match the date to the event – Anne Frank
Match the key events in Anne's life to the date on which they  … read more
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Nazi rules – everyday life for the Jews
Look at a selection of rules set out for the Jews by the Nazis  … read more
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Rules for Anne
Discuss each rule set out by the Nazis for Jews to live by and  … read more
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Duty Calls: World War Two conscription – who was exempt and why
Consider the reasons why some jobs were thought to be vital during  … read more
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Food rationing home and away – Duty Calls
Two sorting activities exploring foods available to people during  … read more
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Duty calls: War time lingo glossary
Use the Internet to find out the meaning of the terms listed.  … read more
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Letters home – wartime censorship
Take a look at a fictional letter and see which parts would not  … read more
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The Beatles – Guess who
Children are asked to identify each member of the Beatles using  … read more
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The Queen through the decades
To be used in conjunction with images of The Queen at significant  … read more
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The Life of Queen Elizabeth II – planning a biography
Sort the facts about the Queen into the non-chronological planning  … read more
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Royal biography planner
A simple planning grid to use to organise information. Requires  … read more
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The lives of three special queens
Use this resource to look at significant facts about the lives  … read more
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Which astronaut did that?
A simple matching activity looking at famous space explorers,  … read more
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Space Hexbuster quiz
Test your space knowledge with this retro style quiz. The Word  … read more
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Space exploration timeline
Order the events detailing some of the key developments in space  … read more
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The Queen's Jubilee Hexbusters quiz
Test children's knowledge of the royal family and the system  … read more
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Anne Frank - dos and don'ts
Read a short extract from Anne Frank's dairy to gain a picture  … read more
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World War 2 leaders word mat
A handy word mat divided into the Allies and the Axis to show  … read more
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Wartime recipes
Try out some of these recipes used during rationing in the Second  … read more
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Anne Frank timeline
Children sequence the events to create a timeline linking world  … read more
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World War 2 leaders fact cards
A set of card giving key facts about the leaders involved in  … read more
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World War 2 word mat
A useful set of words to support the teaching of this area.  … read more
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Now and then
Help children to explore the changes in daily life in Britain  … read more
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World War 2 fact cards
A colourful set of information cards that would be great to use  … read more
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Rationing in World War 2 - sandwich fillings survey
With the introduction of rationing, some foods were in short  … read more
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How was Britain protected in World War 2?
Children look at a variety of ideas for protecting Britain from  … read more
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Evacuation suitcase - activity pack
Children imagine that they are about to be evacuated. They cut  … read more
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Report on rationing
Research how people coped with rationing during the Second World  … read more
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Remembrance Day unpicking the facts
Read the information on Remembrance Day and write down what you  … read more
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Clothing coupons
Learn about clothes rationing during the Second World War and  … read more
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WW2 posters
Create a poster persuading the public to do someting to help  … read more
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Women during the war
Read the information on women during the war and think about  … read more
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Air raid precautions
Complete the sentences and draw pictures to describe what precautions  … read more
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Anne Frank - key events
A sequencing activity and information sheet to help pupils create  … read more
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Air raid shelters
Read facts about different air raid shelters and design and build  … read more
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Blackouts and Doodlebugs
Do you know your ARP wardens from your evacuees? Match the Second  … read more
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Propaganda PowerPoint
A chance to look at some posters that were used as propaganda  … read more
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A wartime Christmas playscript
Different scenes from family life during a wartime Christmas.  … read more
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How was life different during the war?
A table to complete to record comparisons between life today  … read more
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How did you feel on VE Day?
A PowerPoint of images and quotes as a stimulus for discussion  … read more
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Remembrance Day study
A powerful and moving history exercise that encourages children  … read more
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