Council houses, Heritage Explorer, cat. ref. 471704

This lesson sequence for Year 9 or GCSE students was written by Eleanor Langston from Wolgarston High School in Stafford.

Overall enquiry question

What kinds of people lived in council houses in the 1950s?

Learning objectives

  • To find out why council houses were built
  • To use sources to find out the characteristics of people who lived in council house
  • To decide who accurate a cartoon in its representation of people who live on council estates


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