Walter's War

About this session

Key Stage 2 | Subject: History, English | Topics: War and Conflict | Session Type: Object-Handling

It is 1916 and Walter Croft’s friend and fellow member of the Royal Fusiliers explores the story of Walter’s wartime experience, using storytelling and object handling to bring the past to life.

This session was jointly created by the Tower of London and the Fusilier Museum, and asks pupils to consider the importance of remembrance.

National Curriculum links

This session supports:

  • Extending chronological knowledge of significant events in British history beyond 1066.

Learning objectives

  • To use objects as evidence to learn about the experience of soldiers during the First World War.
  • To understand the impact of war on individuals and their local area.

Booking Information

10.30, 12.00, 13.30
One hour
Up to 35 students
£93 plus admission

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