BBC i-wonder guide: Was the Western Front the most multi-racial place on earth?
Produced by: The BBC and academics
Subject: Art Charity Citizenship Design English Form time Geography History Literacy PE PSHE RE Travel
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Age range: KS1 (ages 5–7) KS2 (ages 7–11) KS3 (ages 11–14) KS4 (ages 14–16) KS5 (ages 16–18)
‘When the major powers of Europe went to war in 1914, so too did half the globe…’ begins this guide. In 8 short sections with limited text, multiple images and short clips and interviews it covers the truly global nature of WW1: relationships with colonies, five continents in the trenches, divisions at the front, racism etc. Useful for teachers who want to broaden their pupils’ perspectives during these centenary commemorations. Read more