Schooldays in the Past

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Original objects to illustrate school life in Nottingham from the nineteenth century to the 1950s. Resource includes activities and information card for each item.

Box includes: ink pot holder and blotting book; pencil box writing nibs and ruler; early 1900s record of attendance; 1940s arithmetic book; framed photograph of a 1930s school swimming team; cocoa specimen set; nineteenth century abacus; Victorian skipping rope and slate and 1898 Nottingham school board badge.

Resource meets National Curriculum requirements in History –

KS1 Events beyond living memory nationally or globally. Significant historical events, people and places in locality

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

KS3 Ideas, political power, industry and Empire: Britain, 1745 – 1901. Local history study. Challenges for Britain, Europe and the 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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