First World War Poetry Digital Archive

"Supporting Education" web sites

52 online resources. This is page 3 of 6.
Old front line : battlefields of the Great War 1914-1918
This is the website of Paul Reed, a military historian with over 20 years interest in the Great War 1914-1918, the author of several books in the 'Battleground Europe' series published by Pen and Sword (including 'Walking The Somme').In the section 'the old front line' Reed includes never-before-published Great War material, documents, photographs and first hand accounts to describe: tourist information useful for visiting the Western Front battlefields in France and Flanders; the Somme battlefields (1916); the fighting in Flanders (the Ypres Salient); the 1917-1918 battles at Arras, C…
Royal marines museum
The Royal Marines Museum, Southsea, is dedicated to the preservation and presentation of all aspects of Royal Marines history for the education and enjoyment of the general public. The Museum tells the story of the Corps from 1644 to the present day. Displays include information on Hannah Snell (who served as a Marine in the 1740s), all 10 Royal Marine Victoria Crosses, uniforms, an audiovisual show on the Falklands Campaign and the Royal Marines Band Service. Visitor information is included.
Somme theatre
This website distributes the teaching resources created to support 'Somme Theatre'. This includes video excerpts from the play 'On The Middle Day' written by Gavin Birch. The play was commissioned and staged in 2006 by The Old Vic in the Imperial War Museum to educate students aged 13-18 about the issues surrounding the Battle of the Somme July-November 1916. Each excerpt (about 2-4 minutes long) is of a scene which is explained further in a brief passage of text and in the downloadable teacher lesson plans (1-6). The play follows a young group of friends who work for a South London ca…
Tank Museum, Bovington
This is the official website of The Tank Museum, Bovington, Dorset which houses "the Worlds Largest Collection" of tanks and armoured fighting vehicles. This site hosts a large selection of illustrated articles about this collection - whetting the appetite for potential visitors and adding to students and teachers knowledge of warfare in the twentieth century. This includes presentations of museum exhibitions such as a First World War Trench Exhibition"Tanks on the Somme" that allows the visitor to walk through British and German trenches to experience the conditions of trench warfare …
VTS internet for English
Internet for English is a free "teach yourself" tutorial on the Web, teaching Internet information skills for English language and literature. The tutorial is aimed at students, lecturers, and researchers who want to improve their knowledge of the best Internet resources for English.Internet for English is one of a set of tutorials within Intute's Virtual Training Suite. The tutorials may also be used to support teaching and training courses. Each course consists of: a tour of some key sites; techniques for discovering additional web resources; guidelines for critically evaluating such…
VTS internet for historians
Internet for Historians is a free "teach yourself" tutorial on the Web, focusing on Internet information skills. The tutorial is aimed at students, lecturers, and researchers who want to improve their knowledge of the best Internet resources for history. Internet for Historians is one of a set of tutorials within Intute's Virtual Training Suite. The tutorials may also be used to support teaching and training courses: a section for teachers gives suggested uses of the tutorial for a class setting. Each course consists of: a tour of some key sites; techniques for discovering additional W…
All Quiet on the Western Front : Free Online Study Guide and Homework Help : CliffsNotes
American study notes (published by John Wiley & Sons, Inc.) and available online for free. Aimed roughly at Keystage 4 through to undergraduate level.
BBC : Schools Online World War One
The BBC and the Imperial War Museum have produced this guide to the War for schools.
Caerphilly pupils revisit WWI
BBC News audio-clip (Nov 2008) : Pupils from St Martin's School in Caerphilly remember World War I war victims from their town.
English Revision Notes
A-Level and GCSE English Language/Literature, as well as some notes for Key Stage 3 and University level World War I poetry revision notes on the British student moderated wiki, The Student Room (TSR), including: Issac Rosenburg, Harold Begbie, Wilfred Owen, Edmund Blunden.