Chronology: Local history treasure hunt

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Develop chronological understanding with a difference! Pupils become the heads of a giant timeline, from Stone Age to modern day.

The Industrial Revolution and the impact on factory workers

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Leeds Industrial Museum provides the stimulus for students to explore the theme of nineteenth century factory reform.

Mill children

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Pupils will be given jobs that children would have carried out in the mill and be able to experience what it might have been like to live, dress and work as a child during the height of the Industrial Revolution.

Calling Leeds evacuees

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Immerse pupils in a Living History experience to discover what life was really like for children during the Second World War.
View of a Victorian classroom with wooden desks and traditional furniture

1916 Schoolroom ‘Over by Christmas’

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In our First World War schoolroom we look to understand the impact the First World War had on children's school lives in Leeds, as participants experience the formality of school education in 1916.
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