Redcoats Against Napoleon

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With French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars as a topic for Key Stage 3, the resource uses the experiences of the ‘45th Regiment of Foot’ – an ancestor of the Sherwood Foresters – to tell the story of the British Army in the fight against Napoleon and the Peninsular War.

Including original bayonet, reproduction of the uniform worn at the time and military equipment, personal narratives are introduced through extracts from memoir of William Brown; private soldier.

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 Challenges for Britain, Europe and the wider world – 1901 to present day. 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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