Key Stage 1
Sessions support programmes of study in History, Art, English, Literacy and Citizenship and include handling original artefacts as well as using documents, photographs, posters, paintings and film.
Sessions take place in our School Rooms or in the galleries.
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To choose your learning session and discover how the past is different from the present
- look at the impact of the Second World War on individuals and family life from the Blitz and evacuation to rationing and living conditions
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We are currently fully booked for the Autumn Term 2012. Information on dates that become available due to cancellations will be posted here.
- Chronological understanding
- Knowledge and understanding of events, people and changes in the past
- Historical interpretation and enquiry
- Speaking with confidence, listening to others, group discussion and interaction
From the World Wars to the Cold War, IWM gives teachers and students in UK schools everything they need to explore the course, causes and consequences of conflict from the First World War to today.
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From our Collections
Utility Clothes: Fashion Restrictions in Wartime Britain, 1943
Private Papers of Mrs S R Petter
Factory Fashion Notes (recto) No Room for Horse-play Here (verso)
WARTIME FASHIONS: UTILITY CLOTHING, 1942
Priority Release (1946 Army) Certificate, Ration and Clothing Coupons, 1940 - 1944
Make Do and Mend: Wartime Clothing in Britain, 1942
Make-Do and Mend - Exhibition
Bridesmaid dress made from parachute silk