Learning Zone - Resources for Schools Using Archive Sources
This learning resources looks at work and industry in Seaton Delaval, Northumberland, in the 18th century (Key Stage 2).
This workshop introduces pupils to Robert Cooper Clements, who fought in World War One. Pupils piece together details of his life and death in the War. (KS 3)
This workshop combines the contents of a shopping basket and archive photographs to teach pupils about how shopping has changed in the last 100 years. (KS1&2)
This resource uses requests for help by poor residents of Northumberland to the Lord Crewe Charity to explore Victorian attitudes to poverty. (KS 3).
This learning resource explores working life, and death, in a Northumberland fishing community in the early 20th century. (Key Stage 2).
This learning resource explores the lives of families in a colliery village in NE England (Key Stage 2).
This learning resource explores the lives of children who were evacuated to rural Northumberland during WW2. (Key Stages 3 & 4)
This resource contains source material relating to the history of 76 communities in Northumberland. Follow the link to Northumberland Communities.
This learning resource uses archive content to enable teachers to develop pupils' literacy and numeracy skills in more imaginative and creative ways. (Key Stage 2).
This learning resource was developed for very young children to introduce them to concepts such as 'then and now' and going on holiday, using images from the archives. (Early Years Foundation Stage).