World War I and the Tower

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Profiles of key players relating to the prisoners held as spies in the Tower during WWI.

This resource complements the World War I: Espionage Key Stage 3 school session at the Tower of London.

National Curriculum Links

• Challenges for Britain, Europe and the wider world 1901 to the present day.
• The First World War and the Peace Settlement.

Learning Objectives

• Students will explore why spies were executed at the Tower of London during WWI. 
• Students will investigate the context that led to these decisions during WWI.

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Resource Information

Key Stage

KS3 (age 11-14) KS4 (age 15-16)

Subject

History

Topic

Crime & Punishment 20th and 21st Century Wars

Type

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Palace

Tower of London

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Details of key events and Tower prisoners during World War I.

Key Stage

KS3 (age 11-14)KS4 (age 15-16)

Subject

History

Topic

20th and 21st CenturyWarsCrime & Punishment

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Key Stage

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Subject

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Topic

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