Post 1948 KS2 History teaching resources. Use the links to great sites covering all aspects of post 1948 History.
British Life Since 1948 Lesson Plan
Children are able to learn about the reasons for and results of the changes in British life since 1948. There are five main areas that children can investigate changes in British life: working life, home life, popular culture, population, and technology.
Changing Churches Video
Teach primary pupils how immigration has affected religion in Britain. Video with supporting materials.
Coronation Of Queen Elizabeth II Video
Young reporters Callum, Saffron and Aleem visit Westminster Abbey. This is where the coronation of Queen Elizabeth took place over 60 years ago in 1953. The coronation attracted large crowds and was watched by a worldwide audience on television.
Entertainment Technology Interactive
How has life in Britain changed since 1948?
Label the six images from different decades. Use the narrated information to help.
Immigration since 1945 Video
Four Key Stage 2 history lesson starter videos highlight different aspects of immigration into Britain since 1945.
The Queen – Her Role And Duties Video
Young reporters, Saffron and Aleem, visit Buckingham Palace to find out about the Queen's royal duties. Queen Elizabeth II has been on the throne for over 60 years. She has a dual role as both Head of State (Government) and Head of Nation (the UK people).
Twentieth Century Video
This resource includes recordings from individuals telling approximately 100 stories about personal experiences during the twentieth century, covering seven aspects of everyday life. Each story includes audio, text and photographs, and worksheets that allow pupils an opportunity to consider and answer questions.