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Special Projects for Schools

Available now until 2018

Writing Home

Key Stage 2 and 3

Arthur Webb, Writing Home teaching session

This session commemorates World War One through the real life story of Private Arthur Webb, who joined the Machine Gun Corps in 1914 and was killed just ten days before the end of the war, aged 20.

With unique access to Arthur's personal possessions and archive materials, pupils will follow his story through the letters he sent from the Front to his sister Winnie and through the poetry of the era.

Pupils will have the opportunity to create their own letters home and consider what they would bring with them if they were sent to the Front Line.

  • This session supports cross-curricular studies of World War One with a particular focus on literacy. It will be differentiated for key stages 2/3.
  • Pre and post-visit Teachers' packs are available upon booking.

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