The British Empire is a contentious period of history that has come under increasing amounts of scrutiny.
As a key subject for your Key Stage 3 pupils study of ideas, political power, industry and empire: Britain, 1745-1901 section of the National Curriculum and substantial portion of AQA, OCR and Edexcel GCSE specifications, the importance of this topic cannot be overstated.
In this session, pupils will handle objects understand the importance of weapons in the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade and deepen their knowledge about this section of the British Empire’s history. Pupils will also explore the role of the British Empire in the First World War via our galleries. After which, they will re-design the displays in order to tell the story of the forces from around the world who fought on behalf of the British Empire.
See our British Empire Learning Resources for free videos, images and audio files to use with your pupils to enhance their learning.
History - Ideas, political power, industry and empire: Britain, 1745-1901.
AQA, OCR and Edexcel GCSE specifications (please advise which exam board your school are using upon booking).
Explore how the history of warfare has changed from the early days of hand-to-hand combat to today’s technology-based warfare, including our new display on the Second World War.
Please contact us to make a booking or if you have any questions.
07785 692 443
Royal Armouries Museum