Education sessions and resources

Our taught sessions and online resources cover a variety of time periods and places. Many contain structured investigations for use directly in the classroom. Others are more suited for research and preparation. They all allow access into our unique collections.

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19th century prison ships

What do these documents reveal about attitudes to crime and punishment?
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A medieval mystery

Can you decode the dark secrets of the cartoon above?
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A Victorian prison

Why were Victorian Prisons so tough?
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Adolf Hitler

Was Hitler a 'passionate lunatic'?
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All pals together

Would you like to meet our tommy, Henry Fairhurst?
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Belsen concentration camp 1945

What did the British find when they entered Belsen concentration camp?
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Bound for Britain

Experiences of immigration to the UK
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Bussa’s rebellion

How and why did the enslaved Africans of Barbados rebel in 1816?
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Cats and mice

What tactics were used by suffragettes, police and government?
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Chamberlain and Hitler 1938

What was Chamberlain trying to do?
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Cholera: kill or cure

How did the government respond to the spread of the disease in the 1830s?
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Civil Rights in America

Follow the progress of the struggle through the archives
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Convincing the Colonies

How did Britain try to keep the support of the people of West Africa?
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Eden’s last stand

Why did Anthony Eden resign in 1938?
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Fifties Britain

Never so good? Or too good to be true?
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General Haig

Butcher of the Somme or hero of Amiens?
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Henry VIII court rules

How did Henry VIII get up in the morning?
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Hitler assassination plan

How did the British plan to kill Hitler?
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Jutland: Death at sea

Were lives wasted when the Indefatigable sank?
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Life aboard the Titanic

Who travelled on the fateful maiden voyage?
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School dinners

Why were school dinners brought in?
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Slavery

How did the Abolition Acts of 1807 and 1833 affect the slave trade?
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World Cup 1966

Did England rig the result?
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Zeppelin raids

How did First World War Zeppelin raids affect British civilians?