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Learning Resource - Arras and the Battle of the Somme

Arras and the Battle of the Somme

KS3 & 4First World War
The Somme battlefield to the south of Arras presents a choice of sites to allow engagement with a variety of themes, particularly the involvement of many different nationalities and the subsequent concept of ‘national ownership’ of battlefield sites, the challenges of communication and decision making and the impact stories of the battle have had on modern ideas about warfare.
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Arras and the Battle of the Somme
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Learning Resource - Berlin and the Holocaust

Berlin and the Holocaust

KS3 & 4Holocaust
There are many sites in Berlin which can be used to study the Holocaust. They are varied and allow for many different discussions about the Holocaust and remembrance and commemoration. Debates in the city have been heated, particularly about the Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe and the Jewish Museum. Berlin is also home to some sites directly associated with the Holocaust which can be used to gain understanding about the events that took place in Germany and Poland from 1933.
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Berlin and the Holocaust
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Learning Resource - Commonwealth War Graves Commission

Commonwealth War Graves Commission

KS3 & 4Empire & Commonwealth
The Commonwealth War Graves Commission looks after the graves of men and women of Britain and the Commonwealth who died in two world wars, as well as the memorials to those who have no known grave. Overall, it is responsible for 1.7 million graves and memorials in 23,000 sites in 150 countries.
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Commonwealth War Graves Commission
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Learning Resource - Considering the burial of the Happy Warrior

Considering the Burial of the 'Happy Warrior'

KS3First World War
Etaples Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Cemetery is approx 60Km south of Calais. It is best visited at the end of a tour, on the return journey to Calais. Focussing on the funeral of Betty Stevenson provides an opportunity for students to participate in an act of remembrance and allows them to complete their exploration of the First World War sites in a reflective way.
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Considering the Burial of the 'Happy Warrior'
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Learning Resource - Jack Mudd

Did Jack make it back to those he loved?

KS3First World War
Lizzie Mudd kept official documents and letters from her husband Jack. This ‘History Mystery’ encourages pupils to piece together evidence in order to discover their story.
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Did Jack make it back to those he loved?
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Learning Resource - Germany and the Second World War

Germany and the Second World War

KS3 & 4Second World War
Germany is easily accessible, easy to get around, and full of sites of historical significance in the study of the Second World War, including many memorials, museums, and historic buildings. Many cities still also wear visible scars of the events of the Second World War, whether in shrapnel covered walls, or rebuilt city-scapes.
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Germany and the Second World War
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Learning Resource - How are they remembered

How are they remembered?

KS3First World War
Visits to areas such as the Western Front inevitably incorporate numerous museums, sites, cemeteries and memorials. These vary in size and appearance but their purpose and the individual story behind the presence of each can often be missed. This teaching activity can be replicated at almost any site, regardless of location or historical context.
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How are they remembered?
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Learning Resource - Imperial War Museum

Is there still a need for the Imperial War Museum?

KS3Empire & Commonwealth
This activity could either precede or follow a visit to one of the sites of the Imperial War Museum or another museum about conflict. It aims to get pupils to think about the purpose of the museum from many different points of view and to get them to look critically at the stories that museums tell.
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Is there still a need for the Imperial War Museum?
Teaching Activities
Remembrance Highlights Trail

IWM Duxford: Remembrance Highlights Trail

KS1First World WarSecond World WarPost-1945 ConflictsIWM Duxford
Self-directed resource for teachers visiting IWM Duxford.
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IWM Duxford: Remembrance Highlights Trail
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Remembrance Student Activity Sheets

IWM Duxford: Remembrance Student Activity Sheets

KS1First World WarSecond World WarPost-1945 ConflictsIWM Duxford
Self-directed resource for teachers visiting IWM Duxford.
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IWM Duxford: Remembrance Student Activity Sheets
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IWM Duxford Remembrance Teachers' Notes

IWM Duxford: Remembrance Teachers' Notes

KS1First World WarSecond World WarPost-1945 ConflictsIWM Duxford
Self-directed resource for teachers visiting IWM Duxford.
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IWM Duxford: Remembrance Teachers' Notes
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Learning Resource - London Commonwealth Memorials Trail

London Commonwealth Memorials Trail

KS2,3 & 4Empire & Commonwealth
There are a number of memorials marking the crucial contribution of the men and women of the Commonwealth to both the First and Second World Wars. They are easily accessible by public transport or on foot and can be incorporated into any tour of central London. Each offers an opportunity to explore a variety of different topics, from the development of national identity to the legacy of Empire; a cross curricular approach might involve politics, history and art.
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London Commonwealth Memorials Trail
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Learning Resource - The Ypres-Salient and the Menin Gate

The Ypres-Salient and the Menin Gate

KS3 & 4First World War
The city of Ypres was critical to the Allied war effort during the First World War. Located along the road and rail route to the coast it was vital for transporting men and supplies to the front line and protected the channel ports without which the Allies could not sustain the war effort. It was also a symbol of the British defence of the Belgium people. There are a huge number of First World War sites in the area of the salient and following the front line southwards towards the Somme battlefield.
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The Ypres-Salient and the Menin Gate
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Learning Resource - Tomb of the Unknown Soldier and the Cenotaph

Tomb of the Unknown Soldier and the Cenotaph

KS3 & 4First World War
The huge losses of the First World War, and the additional tragedy that many of the dead had no known grave, provided the inspiration for two remarkable memorials in London. One is the Cenotaph on Whitehall, the other the Tomb of the Unknown Warrior in Westminster Abbey.
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Tomb of the Unknown Soldier and the Cenotaph
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Learning Resource - Wartime Sites of Westminster

Wartime Sites of Westminster

KS2,3 & 4Empire & Commonwealth
London is full of war memorials, especially those related to the First and Second World Wars, and perhaps no area has quite so many as Westminster, the heart of government. London’s streets and buildings also often show signs of a war-time past, particularly damage and repairs from the bombing raids of the Second World War, and a well-researched walk around the streets of the capital can be a fascinating and easily arranged learning experience for students of all ages.
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Wartime Sites of Westminster
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Learning Resource - What is a Memorial

What is a memorial?

KS2Empire & Commonwealth
Memorials take many forms; they can be large or small, national or local. This resource aims to introduce pupils to the many different kinds of war memorials that can be found in the UK and abroad and to get them to think about other forms of personal memorial that can be made for people.
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What is a memorial?
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Learning Resource - VCGC

Why are people awarded the Victoria Cross and the George Cross?

KS2Empire & Commonwealth
The Victoria and George Cross are well known as prestigious awards for bravery. This enquiry encourages pupils to explore the reasons why they are awarded. They then use this knowledge to make a persuasive case for the award to be given to an individual they have studied.
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Why are people awarded the Victoria Cross and the George Cross?
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Learning Resource - Berlin Memorials

Why do memorials in Berlin still cause arguments?

KS3Post-1945 Conflicts
Memorial and Commemoration are controversial in Germany and have been since before the Fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989. In addition to the memorials that were in Berlin before 1989, many have since been erected.
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Why do memorials in Berlin still cause arguments?
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Learning Resource - Jack Mudd Tyne Cot

Why is Jack Mudd’s name on the Tyne Cot memorial?

KS3First World War
Tyne Cot Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Cemetery and Memorial is the largest Commonwealth War Graves Commission cemetery in the world. The numbers and size of the site can be difficult to come to terms with and these activities provide pupils with both an individual to focus on and a broader understanding of the site.
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Why is Jack Mudd’s name on the Tyne Cot memorial?
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Learning Resource - D-Day

Why was D-Day Successful?

KS3Second World War
D-Day is one of the most significant events of the Second World War. This enquiry encourages pupils to investigate and recognise the enormous problems that the Allies faced and think of their own solutions, before analysing how these problems were overcome.
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Why was D-Day Successful?
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Learning Resource - Why was the CWGC created

Why was the CWGC created?

KS3Empire & Commonwealth
The Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) was set up in 1917 as a response to the losses sustained by Britain and the Commonwealth during the First World War. This investigation aims to allow pupils to think carefully about the different reasons why the CWGC was established and to consider the different people that have a stake in the remembrance and memorialisation of conflict.
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Why was the CWGC created?