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This section of the website gives you the chance to share your school or youth group's war memorial project with others by uploading it to our Showcase.

Here is a collection of projects that have already been shared in the Primary School section.

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The Granville School, Sevenoaks 2018

Following a successful visit in November 2017, the history teacher at The Granville School organised a repeat visit for November 2018. The year 6 pupils study a topic on Remembrance during the autumn term. One of the main focuses of this topic is the war memorial in Sevenoaks which the girls visit and carry out a condition survey for. The history teacher uses War Memorials Trust’s lesson plans throughout the topic. The half day visit from WMT’s Learning Officer towards the end of the topic draws everything the girls have learnt to a conclusion and allows them to explore war memorial designs.

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Great Witchingham C of E Primary Academy, Norfolk

Following an INSET day which was delivered by the Heritage School Programme’s Local Heritage Education Manager for the East region, Great Witchingham C of E Primary Academy were put in touch with War Memorial’s Trust Learning Officer. The INSET had focused on using local heritage as the basis for a local history study and the school was keen to explore the history of their local war memorial and find out more about those named on it.

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St Thomas Leesfield Primary School, Oldham

St Thomas Leesfield Primary School requested a visit for their year 6 class who were doing a short two week topic on World War I after their October half term. The topic fell in the weeks either side of Remembrance Sunday and would give the pupils a better understanding of Remembrance and the conflict which led to two thirds of all the war memorials in the UK being created. The visit was carried out in the week following Remembrance Sunday and included sessions on what are war memorials and war memorial design and also a visit to the local war memorial in Lees Cemetery.

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Grangewood Independent School, London

Following visits in recent years, Grangewood Independent School once again approached War Memorials Trust to arrange a learning visit in the lead up to Remembrance Day. The topic for the year 1/2 class at this time is Remembrance and the pupils normally visit their local war memorial as part of an act of Remembrance. The visit took place on the Friday afternoon closest to Remembrance Sunday. Years 1/2 had two short sessions with WMT’s Learning Officer either side of a whole school assembly.

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Moorside Primary School in Swinton, Greater Manchester

Following a recommendation from another school in the local area, War Memorials Trust were contacted by the History Coordinator at Moorside Primary School to arrange a visit from our Learning Officer. The school were commemorating the centenary of the armistice throughout November by having a whole school project and also delivering two performances. Following some initial discussions it was decided that WMT’s Learning Officer would deliver two assemblies: one for key stage 1 and one for key stage 2 followed by a workshop with pupils in year 5.

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