Curriculum Enrichment Activity

Key Stage: 2

Venue: Newarke Houses

Curriculum Links: History, Language and Literacy

Duration: 90 minutes

Pupils will participate in an immersive workshop taking a trip back to the First World War to discover the experiences of soldiers from the Leicestershire Regiment and what life was like for their families back at home.

  • To develop knowledge and understanding of First World War trench warfare and home front conditions
  • To know and understand types of written communication used during the First World War and how this contrasts with communication today
  • Identify changes and events that took place locally, nationally, and internationally during the 20th century

The session outline with suggested Pre and Post Visit Activities can be downloaded here

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