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Britain at War

Our Topic lessons this term will be focused around the First and Second World Wars. 


This project teaches children about the causes, events and consequences of the First and Second World Wars, the influence of new inventions on warfare, how life in Great Britain was affected and the legacy of the wars in the post-war period.


This is an interesting topic which will allow children to make comparisons between the wars and understand how advancements made over the 20 years between led to a vast change in how the wars were fought and the impact this had on civilians. 



The First World War (1914-1918) 

Key Vocabulary 

alliance  militarism   nationalism   imperialism   Schlieffen Plan

Triple Alliance  Triple Entente   trenches  

patriotism   propaganda  conscription