Beyond Face Value – KQ1 – Henry VIII a question of interpretations. Could you spot Henry VIII in a police line-up?
This is a really fun lesson which shows children what is meant by historical interpretations in an engaging and accessible…Read More
Beyond Face Value – KQ2 – Elizabeth I portraits – Why do Elizabeth I portraits mysteriously start showing her looking younger towards the end of her reign?
This powerful lesson on Tudor portraits as propaganda gives pupils the chance to appreciate that things aren’t always what they…Read More
Beyond Face Value – KQ3 – So what were Victorian factory conditions really like? A Y6 study in provenance
In this lesson, pupils are shown 3 images of factory conditions from early/mid Victorian times. Using their knowledge of factory…Read More
Beyond Face Value – KQ4 – Why did Ford Madox Brown paint this detailed picture of a scene that never existed?
This lesson revolves around a single painting entitled Work, painted by Ford Madox Brown between 1852 and 1865. Using Fastest…Read More
Two great tasks which together make up Key Question 5 of the Britain at War medium term plan, Why is…Read More
Beyond Face Value – KQ6 – The Blitz. What was photographer Fred’s clever way of beating the censors?
In this fascinating lesson pupils learn how photographers avoided the censors they saw in KQ5 and how the government used…Read More