Our ‘Curriculum Topics’ use the phrasing of the National Curriculum to help you find content that can be used to teach each individual module. Our taught sessions and online resources cover a variety of time periods and places. Many contain structured investigations for use directly in the classroom. Others are more suited for research and preparation. They all allow access into our unique collections.
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1833 Factory Act
Did it solve the problems of children in factories?
All on board!
What can we learn from old board games?
Children’s Clothing in the Workhouse
What do the letters tell us about pauper children's clothing in the workhouse?
Food Glorious Food
What was food like for a child in the Victorian workhouse?
What were conditions like for children in the care of the Foundling Hospital?
Going to School in the Workhouse
How was school for pauper children different, and what was the same?
Saving refugee children?
Living under canvas
What can this document tell us about the experience of a group of refugee children?
Punishment in the workhouse – Lesson One
What can ‘pauper voices’ reveal about punishments for workhouse children?
TTTV: Refugee Week 2021
What can we learn from documents about Basque children’s experiences in refugee camps?
Victorian children in trouble with the law
Did the punishment fit the crime?
Victorian family history
How can we find out about the life of a Victorian child?