Letter in the Attic education pack

These lesson plans and materials are based on the Letter in the Attic collection of letters and diaries related to Brighton and Hove.

Category link: The Homesick Girl's Letter: Key Stage 2
The Homesick Girl's Letter: Key Stage 2
Working as History Detectives, children examine a letter from a homesick Victorian girl, and explore its historical context.

History/Victorians
Category link: Letters from the Trenches: Key Stage 3
Letters from the Trenches: Key Stage 3
A Brighton soldier writes home months before he dies. Students piece together the story and interview his grandson.

History/World War One
Category link: Victorian Poor Relief: Key Stage 3
Victorian Poor Relief: Key Stage 3
Deserving or undeserving? Students look at applications for poor relief in Victorian Brighton.

History/Victorians
Category link: Choose your own documents: Key Stage 3
Choose your own documents: Key Stage 3
This is a general lesson plan to be used with your own choice of documents from the Letter in the Attic collection.

History