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Secondary school pupil studying a war memorial © S Lemieux, 2012War Memorials Trust’s Learning website provides ideas and materials for young people in schools and youth groups, and the adults who work with them. We work to educate future generations of war memorial custodians so that they can continue our work to protect and conserve war memorials into the future.


Teaching materials

In this section of the website you can access our materials for secondary schools. These include:


  • Lesson plans and lesson resources for secondary school teachers to use with their classes
  • Helpsheets for teachers giving information about war memorials and how they can be incorporated into your teaching
  • Assemblies suitable for Key Stages 3 and 4 that can be adapted to your school's needs


Secondary school pupils may also find some of our youth group information sheets helpful - these contain information about war memorial topics written at an age-appropriate level.

We also have a Gallery of war memorial pictures. This can be used by teachers during lessons with young people for a range of purposes, and can be found in the Youth Groups section of this website.

War Memorials Trust will continue to evaluate its education work but this is very much dependent on the financial position of the charity.  We therefore recommend you save any materials from this website that you want to keep.  



War Memorials Trust is involved in two projects called In Memoriam 2014 and War Memorials Online, and young people can contribute to both. Further details can be found in the Youth Groups section of this website.


If you work with primary schools, or secondary aged children in a non-school setting or history club, please visit our Primary and Youth Group pages.

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