Key Stage 4 Learning Sessions

  • Investigating The Collections. Students work with The Battle of the Somme (1916), analysing the techniques used to make the film, the impact on audiences during the First World War, and how the film is useful as an historical source.

  • Investigating The Collections: Students investigate the Indian Armies involvement within the First World War through IWM's Collections. They then apply their research by selecting material to produce a mini exhibition on the topic.

  • Investigating The Collections: Students investigate the war in Africa through IWM's Collections. They then apply their research by selecting material to produce a mini exhibition on the topic.

  • Investigating The Collections: Students investigate the war in Turkey through IWM's Collections. They then apply their research by selecting material to produce a mini exhibition on the topic.

  • Investigating The Collections. Students investigate documents, film and sound to learn about the life of Werner Lehmann between1933 and 1939, and the wider context of life in Nazi Germany for a teenage boy.

  • Investigating The Collections: Students use material from IWM's Collections to investigate different people's experience from the Second World War Home Front. They then share their findings and reflect on the range of experiences represented.

  • Learning in the Galleries. Through discussion and reflection students will prepare to visit The Holocaust Exhibition. Students are also given an audio guide to navigate their way through a chronological narrative of the Holocaust and deepen their understanding of events in Nazi-occupied Europe and beyond.

  • Investigating The Collections. Using a range of material from IWM's collections, students lead their own enquiry into the lives of people affected by the Holocaust and the Second World War.

  • A visit to IWM London supports studies of war and conflict from 1914 until the present day.

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First World War

From soldiers’ favourite slang words to stunning aerial artwork, learn some surprising facts about the First World War.

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