Victorians History KS2. Take a look at the video of a Victorian school room.
Cholera And The Thames Printable
City of Westminster Archives have worked alongside interns and volunteers to put together this free KS2 Teacher Pack, which we invite schools to download and use as part of their curriculum. The activities cover a wide range of subjects including: The Victorians, literacy, ICT, design, drama and science.
Henry At Boarding School Lesson Plan
In this lesson children pursued an historical enquiry, raising questions and using original sources. They gained an understanding of conditions in early nineteenth-century boarding schools. They read and interpreted difficult and challenging texts, and developed their understanding and use of the persuasion genre.
James Dunn Barr, Young Offender Video
14 year old James Dunn Barr tells how he was sentenced to 9 months in prison in 1889 for housebreaking. Until the mid 19th Century, the only records of child offenders were written accounts of their trials.
Victorian Photographs Lesson Plan
This teaching package uses photographic images from a collection found in the attic of a house in Lincoln to encourage pupils to investigate the evidence they can find to connect them. The photographs are believed to be of a Lincoln family, taken around the turn of the 20th century, probably in the Monks Road area of Lincoln.
Victorian Powys Text
The Victorian period in Britain, from 1837 to 1901, was a time of great progress which changed many people's lives in different ways.This project will show how these changes affected many Powys communities. See how much changed in the communities of mid-Wales during the long reign of Queen Victoria.
Victorian Textile Factory Lesson Plan
What was life like for workhouse children in the early nineteenth century? The aims of the lesson were for children to: gain an understanding of conditions in early nineteenth century mills, be able to read and interpret difficult and challenging texts, understand and use language appropriate to a committee of inquiry, pursue an historical enquiry, raising questions and using original sources.