- Age 9 to 11 (KS2)
- Age 11 to 14 (KS3)
- Age 14-16 (KS4)
What was it like to fight in the trenches?
From service in the front line, to artillery bombardments and underground warfare, trenches provided a very efficient way for soldiers to protect themselves against heavy firepower.
We have created resources based on real Life Stories, researched through our project Lives of the First World War.
Step 1: Browse the six personal stories of individuals who were directly affected
Step 2: Download individual PowerPoints containing historical sources
Step 3: Try our Suggested Activities
CURRICULUM LINKS AND LEARNING OBJECTIVES
- Challenges for Britain, Europe and the wider world, 1901-present - KS3/4.
- Warfare and British society, c1250-Present - GCSE.
- To explore personal stories of fighting in the trenches during the First World War.
These resources were created with the kind support of The Charles Skey Charitable Trust