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Teaching Remembrance

The RBL's Remembrance Learning Programme offers a diverse range of free resources and free events for school children and their teachers, youth groups and families.


What we offer:

  • Free downloadable learning resources, which are available on our website all year round
  • Free in-person and online events which include educational workshops and assemblies
  • Learning activities linked to the National Curriculum and available in Welsh

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Key Stage 1

Taking part in Remembrance gives people the opportunity to recognise the personal sacrifices made by men and women, past and present, to protect freedoms we enjoy today. Our age-appropriate resources: 

  • Explore the meaning of Service and who serves to keep us safe  
  • Use stories, art, music, original photographs and film to explore Remembrance 
  • Suitable for 4-7 year-olds
  • Free to download and linked to National Curriculum
  • Support for teachers and parents 
  • Available in Welsh
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Key Stage 2

During Remembrance people stop to remember those who have served and sacrificed, from armed forces and emergency services to civilians, whilst hoping for a peaceful future.

 Our themed resources can be used to engage a young audience with Remembrance through:

  • Creative writing, music, poetry, art, film and photography to inspire learning 
  • Discover who serves to protect us and how we can remember them  
  • Suitable for 7-11 year-olds
  • Free to download and linked to National Curriculum
  • Support for teachers and parents
  • Available in Welsh
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Key Stage 3

Remembrance recognises those who serve to defend our freedom and way of life. It provides an opportunity to appreciate the sacrifices of the Armed Forces community from the UK and across the Commonwealth, as well emergency services and volunteers who help during times of national crisis.

  • Explore Service through film, art, case studies, photography and more 
  • Develop reading, writing, discussion and reflection skills 
  • Suitable for 11-14 year-olds
  • Free to download and linked to National Curriculum
  • Support for teachers and parents 
  • Available in Welsh
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In-person and Online Events

The RBL's Remembrance Learning Programme offers a range of free in-person and online events for school children and their teachers, youth groups and families. All our events are:

  • Fun and interactive ways to connect with Remembrance.
  • Linked to the National Curriculum
  • Free to sign-up to

Youth groups

We have created Remembrance resources in partnership with Cadets, Girlguiding, Cadets, and Scouts for young people to connect and engage with Remembrance.  

Explore the relationship between your Cadet section and Remembrance with resources tailored for RAF, Army, Navy, Fire, Police and St John’s Ambulance Cadets.   

 

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School children visiting the National Memorial Arboretum

National Memorial Arboretum

The National Memorial Arboretum, which is part of the Royal British Legion, is the UK’s year-round centre of Remembrance. Browse their website to download a range of new sessions have been designed to bring fascinating stories to life for classes, virtual student groups and home learning.
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