The Home Front

Resources covering aspects of the Home Front in WW1 and WW2

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17 resources

The Home Front Legacy: Air, Land and Coast
KS2

The Home Front Legacy: Air, Land and Coast

A suite of resources covering the Home Front

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6 Documents
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Illustration of a Home Front Air Base in cartoon style

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'It's a Long Way to Tipperary...'
KS2 KS3

'It's a Long Way to Tipperary...'

A popular wartime song reveals the importance of the Home Front in WW1

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KS3 KS4

WW1 Food Shortages and Rationing

The Women's Land Army - feeding the Home Front!

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First World War Charities
KS3 KS4

First World War Charities

Helping the war effort in Hull and the East Riding

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Empire Day 1915 Certificate
KS3 KS4

Children Raising Funds During Wartime

How young people contributed to the First World War effort

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Women taking part in a Fire Practice at the Barnbow Munitions Factory in Leeds

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Female Munitions Workers in WW1
KS2 KS3 KS4

Female Munitions Workers in WW1

Thousands of British women took on dangerous jobs in wartime factories

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4 Documents
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Rescue workers at Ferensway bombsite, Hull
KS2

The Hull Blitz

Explore life in Hull during WW2 at the time of the Blitz

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3 Audio
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Hull City Hall Queen Victoria Square during WW2

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Page 1 of a letter written by a schoolgirl during WW2 in Hull

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Marks & Spencer Canterbury Staff: Firefighting Team 1944
KS3 KS4

M&S and the War Effort - Staff Stories

A melted cash float, firefighting ladies and wartime staff bulletins

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5 Documents
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WW1 Home Front at Dr Williams' School, Dolgellau
KS3 KS4

WW1 Home Front at Dr Williams' School, Dolgellau

How the War affected life at a girls' school in Wales

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2 Audio
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