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Victorian Children at Work

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Developed in collaboration with teachers and the Working Class Movement Library, this resource pack introduces KS2 and KS3 students to Victorian child labour in England. 

It aims to embed literacy and key skills development into History, using original Victorian documents with a focus on Manchester, Salford and the North-West.

The large pack includes evidence resources from the library’s collection of Victorian documents, supporting activity lists, a scheme of work, powerpoints and more.

Resource contents


Arts, Culture and Religion, Child Rights, Compassionate Values, Equality, Globalisation and Interdependence, Industry and Economy, Peace, Conflict and Justice, Politics and Government, Production and Consumption, Social Justice

Age Ranges

KS2: ages 7-11, KS3: ages 11-14


Economics, History, Politics, PSHE / PSE / PSED, Spiritual, moral, social, cultural (SMSC)

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