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Building a greater understanding of war memorial heritage

The year 2014 will mark the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War, and war memorials are a vital link to a time that should not be forgotten. By teaching tomorrow's war memorial custodians about our war memorial heritage, we can ensure it is preserved for future generations. Find out more »

Latest photos from our showcase

Year 6 pupils from The Granville School, Sevenoaks designing their own war memorial © War Memorials Trust, 2017
WMT's Learning Officer teaching looking at local war memorials with KS2 pupils at Hackforth and Hornby CE Primary School © J Clarke, 2017
Year 3 class from Pimlico Primary visiting local war memorial © War Memorials Trust, 2017
Pupil from Grangewood Independent School designing a war memorial © War Memorials Trust, 2017
Pupils at Cockenzie Primary School looking at war memorial types ©War Memorials Trust, 2017
Pupil from Larbert Village Primary School designing a war memorial ©War Memorials Trust, 2017


War memorial lesson plans, resources and project ideas for primary schools.


Lesson plans, war memorial projects and assemblies for older children.

Youth Groups

Find out how to involve Scouts, Cadets and youth volunteers in their war memorial heritage.

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