Key Stage 4 Learning Sessions

  • Students work in small groups selecting evidence from the Churchill Museum to evaluate aspects of Churchill’s leadership style.

  • Working with a range of written sources students will develop their skills of evaluation and analysis by focusing on key aspects of Churchill’s life and work.

  • How effective is wartime propaganda? Students investigate what makes a good propaganda campaign by analysing a range of home front posters.

  • Using film and artefacts students will evaluate the variety of roles carried out by women in Britain during the Second World War. Key themes for discussion include propaganda, morale, war work and working conditions.

  • Students work in teams taking on different roles including Covert Operatives and Cypher Officers, working together in the Cabinet War Rooms to deliver a plan to ensure Allied success on D-Day.

  • Students evaluate the relationship between Britain, the United States and the Soviet Union from 1939 until 1945.

  • Students evaluate the relationship between Churchill, Roosevelt and Stalin from 1939 until 1945.

  • Students analyse Winston Churchill’s speech, 'This Wicked Man', broadcast from the Cabinet War Rooms at the height of the London Blitz on 11 September 1940.

  • A visit to IWM Churchill War Rooms may support studies of the Second World War home front, Winston Churchill or British government and politics.

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