National Writing Day: Inspiration

Images and stories to get your creative juices flowing

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19 resources

Seagull heart with pins sticking in it
KS2

Seagull Heart with Pins

A charm thought to ward off evil witches' spells

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Photograph of evacuees arriving at Bingham
KS2 KS3

Children's Experiences during WW2

What was it like to be a child during WW2?

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Detail from a Japanese woodblock print
KS3 KS4

Japanese Woodblock Print

Explore the codes and conventions behind a Samurai print

21 Images
1 Interactive
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Stepping Inside...a 1910 Painting with Tony Ross
KS2 KS3

Stepping Inside...a 1910 Painting with Tony Ross

Illustrator's response to a painting by Adolphe Vallette

3 Images
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Small scarab beetle amulet with parts of the original blue colour still showing

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Killer whale souvenir plate
KS2

Killer Whale Souvenir Plate

How killer whales got their name

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Close-up of a Sculpture of the Hindu God Garuda

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Engraving of Victorian children
KS2

Through a Victorian Child's Eye

How home and school life was for Victorian children in Huddersfield

27 Images
1 Document
5 Audio
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Coffin case of the mummy Nesyamun
KS3 KS2

Egyptian Mummy

The Mummy of Nesyamun who lived in Thebes, Egypt, over 3,000 years ago

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Black and white illustration of children working in a mine

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