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  • Heritage Explorer - Case Study
    the Duke of Wellington to writing an advert for water in response to Velasquez s The Water Seller Students were given the chance to visit Apsley House and see the paintings in real life They were able to discuss their ideas and share the writing work they had created They were also given a hands on session on how to draw a portrait which allowed them to develop their art skills At the end of the course a celebration was held at Apsley House for friends and family of the students Each school made a collaborative piece of artwork which was put on display in the Waterloo Gallery amongst the paintings that they had studied Throughout the course students were given access to an online Managed Learning Environment MLE This had various different rooms where students could extend their knowledge beyond their class study and created opportunities for them to share their views and opinions on art This MLE proved very popular over the course with a large number of students logging in at least once a day in their own time The Writing Through Art project is an example of successful partnership work and we hope to continue running this project in the future For more information on the course please contact Rachel Hudson Rachel Hudson english heritage org uk or Michael Walsh michaelwalsh islington gov uk Learning Objectives Pupils will learn to Develop their creativity and imagination Select and record from first hand observation Question and make thoughtful observations about starting points Use a variety of methods and approaches to communicate observations ideas and feelings To listen understand and respond appropriately to others Ask relevant questions to clarify extend and follow up ideas The project allowed students to develop skills in various areas analysis speaking and listening history

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  • Heritage Explorer - Case Study
    Favourites Student Gallery Whiteboard Lessons Worksheets Notes Web Links Feedback Contact Us Help Sitemap Glossary HE Archive HE Images Historic England Heritage Gateway Images of England PastScape NMR ViewFinder Around our town Horsforth Powerpoint click here to return to case studies Add to My Favourites Around our town Horsforth Powerpoint Copyright English Heritage NMR Reference N A Location West Yorkshire Horsforth Date Taken 2009 Period N A Keywords local locality

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    be accessed online by both teachers and pupils The ability to take digital photographs and range of formats available for presenting material offer pupils a more varied experience Local sources are highly motivational for pupuils who can also bring personal and family knowledge to the study This case study based on Horsforth takes you through a local study in 7 steps At each stage it explains where you can find information what the sources will look like how you can use them to set up relevant learning activities how to identify a stimulating focus question 7 steps Step 1 What do we already know about our locality Find your school on a modern map Use the map to find clues about the past Ask pupils and local people what they already know about their area and its history Look at any local websites urban myths can be good places to start Step 2 What can we find out from an initial walk around the area Plan and walk round a route Use information and questions from your map to shape the route Take along a willing local historian Take along any old photographs you have and identify the places Take a digital camera for now photographs Look for interesting buildings dates foundation stones architectural features and styles Record things that look interesting note obvious changes etc Think about what is special about this locality Step 3 What did this area look like in the past Use old ordnance survey maps to find out more about the history of the area Ask pupils to spot evidence for change and continuity comparing an old and new map Use a set of historic aerial photographs to find changes between the map dates Step 4 Which buildings tell me the most about the history

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  • Heritage Explorer - Case Study
    area using maps and aerial photographs from the Historic England Archive and going on a virtual tour before undertaking a trail to develop their awareness of continuity and change in Dagenham They followed a route partly by mini bus and partly on foot and included a visit inside Dagenham Parish Church to view the roll of honour subject of a subsequent lesson and the churchyard to see First World War and Second World War graves They were given a range of architectural features to look for and discussed why some buildings were left when the Becontree Estate was built in the 1920s They noted how their school building had changed and considered the implications of a local building being on the Heritage at Risk register and what they could do to improve the local environment This forms part of a wider enquiry into how national events have shaped the local built environment and vice versa e g the development of Ford s in Dagenham in the 1930s Intended Outcomes Better understanding of their local built environment Understanding of how to recognise architectural features from different periods Increased awareness of heritage assets local and national listing and Heritage at Risk What we did Discussion of significance of built environment and conservation issues Created a timeline Researched the national and local list Mapped and photographed range of building types Created a trail Challenges Learning about the national and local heritage list Organising a day off timetable Taking children on a trail around busy streets Successes Students could explain why some buildings remain while others were demolished Students could present a case for conserving some buildings above others Students created a visual timeline that they have added to as their course has progressed given them a clearer grasp of chronology and how their

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    Heritage Learning Wall which charts the school s development from its foundation to the present day including the impact of key national events on the school for example the First and Second World Wars The timeline forms an impressive permanent display in the atrium of the new school extension and is a lasting legacy of some of the work they students have done as part of the project The school held a celebratory launch event in which Key Stage 3 drama students performed a play based on the history of the school and the choir sang songs including the old school hymn This performance will be performed for the rest of the school and all children will be invited to explore the wall in the coming weeks Intended Outcomes To facilitate independent learning and improve the research skills of students To develop students ability to use primary and secondary sources in order to find out about the past and to present key information to others To develop a greater understanding of the important history of their school within the local community and to place their school s history into a wider context What we did Research using primary and secondary source materials including school log books and archive photographs Identified significant information Created written narrative accounts Sourced appropriate images Challenges Finding time in the school day to work on the project much was completed as an after school activity Allowing students to take full control of the project not over managing Selecting the most relevant and interesting pieces of information to include on the wall Successes The timeline really adds to the ambience of the school I always stop and spot something new You see the children doing the same too It makes them proud of their school They want

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  • Heritage Explorer - Case Study
    on houses and buildings The children used I Pads to take pictures of what they found The architectural features of the houses gave the children clues as to the type of person who would have lived there 100 years ago The children compared the data they had recorded with information from Census and Trade Directories to build a comprehensive understanding of how the architecture which has been recorded relates to the people who lived in those houses a hundred years ago The children were able to work out which houses belonged to the factory owners and which properties housed the working class families who worked in the shipyards on the Tyne The pupils held an exhibition of their work at the annual Wallsend festival Intended Outcomes Teach children about different architectural styles and what that tells us about how people lived in the past Foster a sense of identity and pride in the town where the children live Raise aspirations Encourage pupils to value and protect their local environment What we did Pupils worked with an archaeologist to learn how to identify and describe historical architectural features Students recorded and photographed pertinent historical architectural features that they found on the streets around the school Pupils used census and trade directories to find out who lived in those streets 100 years ago The school held an exhibition of the children s work at Wallsend Festival in order to share the findings with local residents Challenges Getting pupils to understand and use sophisticated vocabulary to describe architectural features Ensuring that the school got permission from local residents to take photos of their homes The weather conditions in the North East of England Successes Now when we walk down the streets beside school we know they tell a kind of story Luke Kieron

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  • Heritage Explorer - Case Study
    area On returning to class students used soldier information packs containing primary and secondary sources about Allman s life before and during the war They considered source reliability and utility and developed understanding of the war by considering their local soldier s motivations to enlist experience of trenches and his ultimate death whilst fighting Two students took part in the government funded initiative to allow representatives from every state school to visit the battlefields and cemeteries of France and Belgium They found the grave of Thomas Allman and placed a poppy from the school Intended Outcomes Encourage students to gain deeper empathy and understanding of the First World War by considering its local impact Encourage students to take part in local and national remembrance of the First World War Develop primary and secondary source analysis skills What we did Held a school assembly where students were introduced to a local soldier who fought and died in the First World War Visited Northenden Cenotaph and discussed its national and local significance Then visited Allman s grave in France to pay tribute to our soldier Used primary and secondary sources to investigate the life and experience of a local soldier in the First World War Considered the reliability and utility of a range of primary and secondary sources relating to the First World War Challenges The students wanted to know more about the other soldiers listed on the memorial but research though interesting took time The Lead Teacher would have liked to have taken a bigger group to the Battlefields of Northern France but this would have posed financial problems for some of the children Successes From the outset of this project the students were engaged The assembly really captured their interest and then the fact that there was real life primary

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  • Heritage Explorer - Case Study
    clear advice on how to complete the activities also any additional information you may require University of Bath History PGCE Students July 2013 Daniel Guy Kate Hughes Sophie Harding Robert Morton Daniel Tanner Michael Maguire Emily Cocaran Tom Tridgell Samantha Birch Ben Kirkby Emily Bennett Frances Reed Bryony Hutchings tutor Alistair Paul Where the study fits in The curriculum should provide opportunities for pupils to appreciate and evaluate through visits where possible the role of museums galleries archives and historic sites in preserving presenting and influencing people s attitudes towards the past Learning Objectives Pupils should be able to 1a place events people and changes into correct periods of time 2c to identify and describe reasons for and results of historical events situations and changes in the periods studied 4a find out about the events people and changes studied from an appropriate range of sources of information including ICT based sources for example documents printed sources CD ROMS databases pictures and photographs music artefacts historic buildings and visits to museums galleries and sites 4b to ask and answer questions and to select and record information relevant to the focus of the enquiry 5a recall select and organise historical information 5b use dates and historical vocabulary to describe the periods studied 5c communicate their knowledge and understanding of history in a variety of ways Learning Activities Activity 1 Murder Mystery An investigation into the murder of John Cotell steward to Sir Edward Hungerford on 26th July 1518 at Farleigh Hungerford Castle Read the background and follow the clues to solve the mystery Links Murder Mystery Lesson Plan Murder Mystery plot and characters Murder Mystery introduction Murder Mystery scene notes Murder Mystery resource placement Murder Mystery evidence pack Murder Mystery letter evidence Murder Mystery location information Activity 2 Change and Continuity in

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