Cold War London
2 days/1 night from only £85pp
This tour is particularly suitable for post 16 years. The ‘Cold War’ workshop challenges students to think about how documents are used as evidence, in their quest to determine the relationship between Churchill, Stalin and Truman.
As a fascinating ‘aside’ the Imperial War Museum’s excellent galleries offer an insight into the secret world of espionage and Cold War intelligence gathering.
Day 1, Travel from school to arrive in London around midday. Visit the newly refurbished Imperial War Museum to view the ‘Secret War’ & ‘Conflict Since 1945’ exhibitions. Check-in accommodation. Group meal at Planet Hollywood.
Day 2, Morning visit to the National Archives to attend the ‘Cold War’ workshop. This workshop is most suited to GCSE and AS / A level students and focuses on Soviet Policy 1945-48 – Churchill’s ‘Iron Curtain’ speech and the Truman Doctrine & Marshall Aid. Working in groups students will develop their skills of document analysis and evaluation to determine the relationship between Britain and the USSR after 1941. Free time to visit the Science or Natural History Museums before returning to school
[/table] Curriculum focus:
- AQA GCSE B: Origins & Crises of the Cold War
- AQA AS/A2: Aspects of International Relations 1945–2004
- Edexcel GCSE A: The Cold War (development/crises/end)
- OCR GCSE History B: The Cold War 1945-1975
- OCR A: The USA and the Cold War in Asia 1945–75
Feel free to contact us to tailor your own tour. 0845 130 6070
✓ Use of the coach during the tour
✓ Return ferry crossing via Dover / Calais
✓ Accommodation on a B&B basis
✓ Multi-bedded rooms for students
✓ Single/twin rooms for leaders
✓ Free itinerary planning and visits booking service
✓ Comprehensive travel pack
✓ 1:10 leader place ratio