Partner Organisations and their Resources

To become a partner of the First World War Centenary Battlefield Tours Programme, organisations are required fulfil specific criteria. This includes meeting our key objectives around deepening teacher and student understanding of the First World War, and providing schools/colleges with free access to leading-edge teaching and learning resources.

Our current partners include:

We also work in partnership with:

For further details of the resources/support provided by our programme partners, please see their websites which are hyperlinked above.

Further teaching and learning materials are also contained within the 'Ideas for the Classroom' section of our website.

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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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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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NSI

Never Such Innocence run an annual poetry and art competition for children across the British Isles, and now globally, throughout the centenary (2014-18). They supply a free comprehensive resource pack to inspire entries to their competition, it is downloadable from their website and free hardcopies are available for schools, on request. The 2016-17 competition is now open for submissions.

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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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Teaching & Learning, 3D Technology and the First World War

Gaia Technologies have launched a First World War virtual trench. Intended to help teachers utilise the latest technology when teaching the Great War, the 3D trench also provides access to a cross-curricular focus and student-led learning…

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National First World War survey

Over the past year, a joint study has been carried out by the universities of Exeter and Northumbria into how the First World War is taught in schools, in order to understand how this contributes to the creation of cultural memory. The final report is available as a free-to-download PDF via the project website.

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Use BBC School News Report and BBC Local radio to deliver your 'Legacy 110' project

The First World War Centenary Battlefields Tour programme has teamed up with BBC News School Report to enable pupils to create their own news reports of their tours to the battlefield sites of the Western Front. Read more to find out how your students can take part and utilise the BBC to deliver their Legacy 110 project.

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The Last Post

The Last Post is a mass participation project that will see communities across the UK playing the Last Post on a variety of different instruments to remember lives of World War One.

 

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