Industrial Revolution

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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19th century mining disaster

What happened at the Trimdon Grange Mining Disaster?
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All on board!

What can we learn from old board games?

All Work and No Play

What does this document reveal about work in the past?
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Holding History

What is 'The National Archives'?
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Protest and Democracy 1816 to 1818, part 1

Was this the start of mass politics in Britain?
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What was it like living in a late 19th century mining town?
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Victorian Railways

Did they create more crime?
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How can we find out about what Whitechapel was like in 1888?
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Workhouse Voices

What did paupers say about the Poor Law?
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Workhouse Voices Creative Writing

Stories inspired by letters from the past