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Like any new subject we believe that it's vital that children learn about Remembrance from an early age. This is why we have developed Key Stage 1 Remembrance products for  children between the ages of 4-7 years old.

The products we have created talk about service and conflict in a relevant, age appropriate, and engaging way, allowing children to explore the historical differences between wartime society and today. Creative writing challenges, stimulating discussion and educational worksheets help them build a picture of a bygone world that continues to shape the world they live in.

The Royal British Legion has created a suite of exciting, easy and free tools for teachers and educators to use to begin teaching young children about Remembrance. The suite includes:

  • Tools suitable for leading Literacy, History and PSHE lessons
  • National Literacy Trust approved materials to enhance History and English lessons around the subject of Remembrance
  • Themed creative writing resource packs
  • Lesson plans encouraging students to read, discuss and write their own Remembrance poetry
  • PowerPoint presentations
  • Worksheets
  • Glossaries
  • Writing templates

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Then and Now - Service in WWII and Today

Resources explore the end of the Second World War and provide comparisons between the service and sacrifice of 1945 and of today, demonstrating the many similarities of feelings and emotions between then and now.

Then and Now - Service in WWII and Today

Creative Writing

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