Independent research

Do you need help with your independent research?

This informative session gives students the opportunity to explore a selection of original documents with the guided support of an Education Officer. Sessions are available on the following themes:

  • The Tudors
  • Crime and Punishment
  • American Civil Rights
  • Partition
  • Suffragettes
  • Cold War

Students will also find out about the role of The National Archives, and how they can obtain a reader’s ticket for future research.

Available as: On site workshop. Find out more about the types of session we offer.

Session options

This session is delivered as a:


at The National Archives

2 hour intro

Available: All year

Cost: Free to UK schools

Group Size: Maximum 35

Suitability: Key stage 5

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Contact us

All activities must be booked in advance.

Tel: +44 (0)20 3908 9162