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Education: The rat who ate history

The National Archives’ Education department has built new relationships with two local Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) schools, having...

Tags: Cedars Primary School, Clarendon School, crime and punishment, education, Friends of The National Archives, henry viii, rat, special educational needs, Theatre Tots, Tudors, Victorian prisoners, workshops

Teaching in a tea-room: our Suffragette City education day

The National Archives Education Service, together with National Trust London and The Naz Legacy Foundation, delivered a programme for Diversity Day encouraging students...

Tags: Diversity Day, education, national trust, outreach, suffrage, suffrage 100, suffrage education, suffragette city, Suffragettes, vote 100, votes for women

New online Suffrage education resource for KS 1, 3 and 5

The Education team at The National Archives has launched a brand new online educational resource called ‘Suffragettes on file: What did the struggle...

Tags: education, online resources, suffrage, suffrage 100, Suffragettes, vote 100, votes for women

‘Suffrage Tales’ film premiere

A stop-motion animation about the women’s suffrage movement created by a group of 14 teenagers using records held at The National Archives had its debut...

Tags: animation, education, film, suffrage, suffrage 100, suffrage centenary, vote 100, votes for women

New classroom resources for GCSE English Language: People and Places

We have created new classroom resources of photographs to support students in descriptive and creative writing.

Tags: classroom resource, education, GCSE, ks4

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...

Tags: education, SEN

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...

Tags: education, key stage 4

‘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

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