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Key Stage 4 Resources

Explore a range of online teaching resources for Key Stage 4 that you can use in your classroom to support your 4schools visit. Remember to take a look at our teaching resources for Key Stage 3 too!

Shaping the nation: democracy and citizenship

We are producing resources that support the new History GCSE curricula focusing on citizenship and revolt from Magna Carta to the Chartists. The resources will be available from September 2016 so remember to keep checking back.

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Why is Antarctica important?

Want to start a discussion about climate change? Use our new resource focusing on why Antarctica is important to get your students talking about this important subject.

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Crime and punishment in Durham

Using examples from Durham, this resource looks at the nature of crime, the purposes of punishment and the work of prison reformers.

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Population and urbanisation: the impact of the Industrial Revolution

This investigation focuses on the development of a small town in County Durham to demonstrate the impact of industrialisation in the 19th Century.

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What impact did new technology have on the War?

The Great War witnessed many technological developments such as the use of aircraft, developments in artillery techniques, changes in methods of communication and the use of gas. This resource looks at those developments and asks what impact they had.

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What was it like to fight in the Battle of the Somme?

Everyone has heard of the Somme, but what was it like to take part? Find out more by looking at these differing accounts.

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What was it like to fight in the First World War?

Since the 1960s the emphasis has been on the awful conditions, the casualty rates and on the stupidity and cowardice of the 'butchering and bungling' generals. But what was it really like for the men on the Western Front?

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What was trench warfare?

Trench warfare has become synonymous with the First World War but what was it really like and why did it become so predominant? Find out more about the theory and reality of trench warfare.

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