The Blitz and The Home Front
3 days/2 night from only £155pp
This tour covers the impact of war on British society and the development of warfare. Students will investigate the impact of the infamous ‘Blitz’ air raids, the challenges faced by the British public and the personal sacrifices they made for the war effort.
Day 1, Travel to London. Blitz walking tour of London – Discover the evidence and stories of the air raids that tested the determination and courage of the civilian population of Britain. Overnight London.
Day 2, Morning visit to the newly refurbished Imperial War Museum to view the Second World War galleries. Afterwards explore the Churchill War Rooms with its maze of underground rooms that once buzzed round the clock planning strategies. As part of your visit to the War Rooms pupils can attend the ‘Life on the home front’ workshop where original artefacts are used to enable pupils to enhance their enquiry skills and further understand the impact of the War on ordinary lives in Britain. A variety of learning resources support these visits.
Day 3, Free time to explore London.Take advantage of our specially reduced school rates for many London attractions including the London Eye – boat trips – Tower of London plus many more. Return to school
[/table] Curriculum focus:
- AQA GCSE B: British People in War
- AQA GCSE B: Britain at War
- Edexcel GCSE A: Britain Alone
- Edexcel GCSE A: The Impact of war in Britain 1914-1950
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