Sport and War

Transforming IWM London

IWM London re-opens on 19 July 2014

Post-16 Learning Sessions

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  • A photograph showing a patient examining a plaster cast of his own face.First World War Creative Responses: Poetry

    Students use original artefacts and archive material from IWM’s collection to analyse Wilfred Owen’s poem “Disabled”. They use evidence to understand the historical context in which the poem was written and compare their conclusions to Owen’s interpretation of a disabled soldier’s life.

  • A photograph of the 20th Deccan Horse cavalry regimentFirst World War: New Perspectives

    Students investigate a lesser known aspect of the First World War through IWM's Collections. They then apply their research by selecting material to produce a mini exhibition on the topic.

  • Holocaust Learning

    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.

  • Holocaust Learning: Touching the Past

    Using objects related to The Holocaust Exhibition, students explore how we study history and how objects can enrich our understanding of the past.

  • A press conference being held at the Ministry of Information, 1944.Learning Conference: Nazi Germany and the Holocaust

    A lecture-based study day for A level students and teachers covering aspects of Nazi policy and its impact on Germany and the Second World War. The conference will also consider themes related to the Holocaust and its historical legacy.

  • Second World War: Life in Nazi Germany

    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.

  • A Battery Shelled by Percy Wyndham LewisTruth and Memory: Gallery Session

    Students explore and critique a range of artistic responses to the First World War. They investigate a variety of themes including; purpose of art in war, new art for a type new of war, authenticity, public commemoration, grief, sacrifice, battlefield landscapes.

  • The New Atrium.  Image by Fosters + Partners.Self Guided Visits

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

Their Past Your Future

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Resources to help teachers explore the course, causes and consequences of conflict and support IWM site visits.

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