History Around Hull
Teachers' notes and linked activities
Primary Local History Themes / Topics
KS1/2 History Unit 18 - What was it like to live here in the past?
KS4 GCSE History - Coursework Unit: History Around Us
Knowledge and understanding of the development of Hull 1700 - 1900
Skills to learn in museums and take pride in the local area through learning more about it
Investigate the history of Hull, its development, trade and people through a journey down historic High Street. The development of Hull between 1700 and 1900 saw many significant changes as the cityís trade and industry expanded.
Explore important buildings and residents of High Street, examine documents, artefacts and evidence of events that have shaped our city into the Hull we know today. The following pages are packed with information and inspirational ideas for investigating local history.
Why not start your investigation with a short tour of High Street? Join the pupils of Sydney Smith as they look at key areas with tour guide, Paul Schofield.
(This resource has been developed in partnership with Hull Local Studies Library and local schools to support the Primary Local History themes and GCSE History. We would like to thank the staff and pupils of Newland School for Girls and Sydney Smith for their help and support.)
Led Session: Tour through Time: Hullís Historic High Street
Heritage Learning offer a range of led sessions and resources to help you explore the history of Hull. Their led session 'Tour Through Time: Hull's Historic High Street allows pupils to unlock the history of Hull's 900-year history.
Two-hour led session at Heritage Learning Centre -KS 1 & KS2
(History, Geography, Citizenship)
Discover the clues, unlock the secrets and encounter 900 years of Hullís history - in one street! This exciting new tour brings the history of Hullís High Street alive. It consists of a one-hour tour followed by a one-hour object handling session (ICT option available).
- time detective investigations
- historic 'thinking hats'
- human timeline
- object handling
Tel: 01482 318733
Visit the Heritage Learning website (link below) for more information on schools workshops and led sessions.