Britain in the 1950s, 60s & 70s

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Objects illustrating life in Britain during a period of great social change; from end of rationing to decimalisation. Resource contains personal reflections, timeline, activities, copies of adverts from the period and card for each item.

Box includes: ration book; men’s ties; decimalisation leaflets; 1960s kaleidoscope; 1950s doll’s tea set; commemorative tin from the 1953 Coronation; 1960s hair dryer; Topps football cards; flag celebrating the Queen’s 1977 Silver Jubilee; newspapers and magazines; 1960s roller skates and 1950s hairclips.

Resource meets National Curriculum requirements in History –

KS1 Changes in living memory

KS2 An aspect or theme in British history that extends chronological knowledge before 1066. Local history study

KS3 Challenges for Britain, Europe and the wider world: 1901 to the present day
Activity pack meets National Curriculum requirement for English and Drama, Key Stage 1 – 3.

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