Remember 1917 - Resources

In this section you will find resources which your students might use to help them develop their research projects. These resources range from classroom materials to feature-length films, plus information of partner organisations who can support the development of the projects.

To help prepare your students for the project, you could use the Historical Enquires and the podcasts, all available for free.


Back to Remember 1917 - A Centenary Project for Schools

The Salient - a moving and evocative film

The Salient tells the stories of the First, Second and Third Battles of Ypres. This moving and evocative film is made available to schools through the generosity of the Gallifrey Foundation. Download the document to learn more about this film and how to access it.


Find a partner school with Schoolmatcheasier

Schoolmatcheasier1418 is an online resource for schools interested in starting an international project and looking for a partner school. It could be a fantastic way to develop and share your Legacy110 project!

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Never Such Innocence

Never Such Innocence is dedicated to educating young people about the First World War and has launched education initiatives to ensure our young people feel informed, included and inspired by the centenary activities.

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Education resources from the Commonwealth War Graves Commission

The Commonwealth War Graves Commission has a wide range of educational resources available to teachers.

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Lives of the First World War from IWM

The IWM's Lives of the First World War project is a fantastic opportunity for students to take part in a national commemorative project and undertake some genuine historical research and enquiry-based work in the classroom.

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New online encyclopedia about the First World War

A new online encyclopedia dedicated to the First World War has recently been launched. Read more to find out how to access.

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Learning Resources from the Imperial War Museums

The IWM has created some learning resources for teaching the First World War using items from their extensive collections. Read more to find out how to access.

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Supporting pupils in researching local war memorials

War Memorials Trust has launched a website for primary and secondary schools dedicated to helping them research their local war memorial.  Read more to find out how to access...

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Forgotten Wrecks of the First World War

Resources and research material from Forgotten Wrecks, a First World War Centenary project from the Maritime Archaeology Trust.

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Teaching material and resources from the British Army

The British Army, in partnership with the National Army Museum have created a range of resources and materials for use in the classroom.

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The Western Front Association

The WFA is widely regarded as a first-class example of an historical interest group. In addition to the publication of two journals, Stand To! and Bulletin they organise many different events for both the public and for their members. Currently they have a special membership offer of 15 months for the price of 12 which is highly recommended!

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