Queen Victoria's Soldiers

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This box focusses on the ‘95th Regiment of Foot’ – an ancestor of the Sherwood Foresters – to tell the story of the British Army during Queen Victoria’s reign.

Focussing on campaigns fought in Crimea (1854-1856) and India (1857-1858) and the way soldiers adapted to each, as well as study of nineteenth century Imperialism. Objects include reproduction uniform, medals and information on the ‘95th Regiment of Foot’.

Resource meets National Curriculum requirements in History –

KS1 The lives of significant individuals in the past; historical events, people and places in their own locality

KS2 Local history study

KS3 Ideas, political power, Industry and Empire: Britain 1745-1901. Local history study

Activity pack meets National Curriculum requirement for English, Art and Design, Geography and Drama, Key Stage 1 – 3.

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