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60 Second Histories

60 Second Histories is a history resource that delivers National Curriculum support through clips, quizzes, readymade lesson plans and safe sharing for class and home use. 

 

Celtic Harmony Prehistory

Celtic Harmony Camp, the UKs largest Iron Age settlement, in Brickendon is just outside Hertford.

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World War 1 Christmas Truce Commemorations

The Northumbria and Newcastle Universities Martin Luther King Peace Committee have produced some teaching resources to help schools, churches and civic institutions mark the December 1914 Christmas truces.

The December 1914 Christmas Truces, when British, French and German soldiers stopped fighting to celebrate Christmas, exchange gifts, sing carols, and even play football, are one of the most extraordinary episodes in modern military history. They are worth teaching about not only because they are so remarkable and evocative, but because in recognising a common humanity that transcends even belligerent nations they can teach an important message that may otherwise be overlooked in the centennial commemorations.

Christmas Truces

The resource pack contains lesson plans, hand-outs, worksheets and PowerPoint slideshows for a range of subjects including history, English/literacy, geography, RE/PSE, art, PE and even cookery. It also contains complete outlines and materials for Christmas Truces-themed assemblies and school carol services. They are aimed primarily at Key Stage 2 and 3, but can be adapted for younger children and older students.

The resource pack is available to download below and further resources including powerpoints are available to download free from their website:

Christmas Truce Flyer

 

Black History Month Resources

  A list of useful web links to help you find resources for all key stages to support work during Black History month. 

Martin Luther King Peace Committee website