The workshop is 1h 15 mins per class, minimum 2 classes – maximum 4 classes. The school hall will be required.
Meet Mike Everest, a member of the 10th Essex Battalion. Mike has regularly taken part WW1 re-enactments around Britain and in Europe. His depth of understanding of this period, both from an historical, as well as practical experience, will bring a greater understanding of the Great War to students in an age appropriate manner.
The children will have access to WW1 artefacts and information boards.
This workshop will cover how the Great War started. The involvements of the British Empire, the darkest hour before the dawn and Germany’s surrender.
Subtopics covered will be:-
• The breakout of the war and propaganda
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• Life in the trenches
• Maximum fire power and the dawn of new technology
• Over by Christmas
The workshop will finish with a minutes silence to focus the events and loss of life during the Great War and finish with bayonet practice.
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N.B. The order and content of workshops may vary dependant on suitability of individual school’s facilities, timetables and any health and safety concerns, and will be at the discretion of the workshop leader. Not all workshops are available in some areas.