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First World War Memorials: Behind Every Name Lies a Story

First World War Memorials: Behind Every Name Lies a Story

Your students will spend a day at the University learning how to research the people named on a war memorial.

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About the workshop

In this workshop your students will spend a day at the University learning how to research the people named on a war memorial. This workshop focuses on the war memorial at Newcastle University but the skills your students learn during this workshop can be used to research war memorials nearer to school or home. Students will learn how to use online search tools and archival resources in the University Library.

Suitable for: Key Stages 2 and 3
Subjects: History
Duration: Half a day
Availability: Limited dates throughout the year

 

Photograph of World War 1 soldiers

Workshop registration

If you are interested in bringing a group to this workshop please complete the registration form.

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What people are saying about this workshop

This brought a sense of reality to the work... This definitely enhanced their learning experience.

Key Stage 2 teacher

The children realised that the people that died in the war were local, with families that came from their local area.

Key Stage 2 teacher

It had a huge impact on their knowledge on WW1, and the effects it had on the community in our local area.

Key Stage 2 teacher

A great day that inspired the children and fully engaged all involved staff too!

Key Stage 2 teacher