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Graphic ebook on the Dissolution of the Monasteries

Sixth form students used documents from the time of Henry VIII’s dissolution of the monasteries to inspire The National Archives’ first graphic ebook. With...

Tags: dissolution of the monasteries, education, henry viii, reformation, Tudors

New classroom resource for Key Stages 3 and 4: The Holocaust

There is no doubt in my mind that we are in the presence of one of the greatest and most horrible crimes ever committed. Winston Churchill, July 1944 In...

Tags: education, holocaust, ks3, ks4, second world war

The National Archives gets top marks for educational visits

The National Archives has been awarded a Learning Outside the Classroom (LOtC) Quality Badge for the fourth consecutive time.

Tags: education, news, the national archives

Students time-travel in our new SEN workshop

Today the Education team is proud to welcome students from Clarendon School, Hampton, on site: they are the first participants in our new special educational...

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New KS4 classroom resource: Framlingham Castle

Times were turbulent at Framlingham Castle during the middle ages. In 1157, it was confiscated from the powerful Bigod family by King Henry II. The...

Tags: education, key stage 4

New KS4 classroom resource: Medieval castles

We have published a new classroom resource for Key Stage 4. 'Medieval castles' enables students to consider the function, status and significance...

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‘Somme Tales’ wins international media award

‘Somme Tales’, a multimedia education project by The National Archives in which a stop-motion animation was made by 16- to 19-year-olds, yesterday...

Tags: awards, education, film, first world war, friends, media

Our new classroom resource: Christmas is cancelled!

We have published a new classroom resource on Oliver Cromwell

Tags: education, news

Magna Carta resource wins education award

Our Education and Outreach team has won a prestigious award for the web-based Magna Carta resource. The winners were announced at a gala dinner...

Tags: education, magna carta, national archives, news

Award winning week for The National Archives

Our education visits and an online transcription project with the National Maritime Museum have both won awards this week. Learning outside the...

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Magna Carta assembly broadcast live to schools worldwide

On Monday 15 June, The National Archives partnered with Discovery Education to produce a 30-minute schools assembly programme focussing on the Magna Carta...

Tags: discovery education, education, magna carta, schools

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