M&S 1930s Food Displays

Teachers' notes

This resource is part of a 'Food' theme intended to provide a broad picture of display design, using selected items from the M&S Company Archive's large collection of clothing and food packaging images. The overall aim of the Food related resources is to show changes in products throughout the history of the Company, and how this links to social history and world events.


The discussion and activity ideas page suggests ways in which the material in this resource can be used with different subjects, as prompts for classroom or homework activities.


See below for specific Curriculum Links and Learning Objectives for this resource:


Curriculum Links:

KS2-4 Art & Design

KS2 Citizenship -  the functions and uses of money and the importance and practice of budgeting and managing risk

KS2/3 History

KS3 PHSE - a basic understanding of enterprise


Learning Objectives:

  • Children will learn to do independent research
  • Children will learn about life in the past
  • Children will learn about window displays in the past
  • Children will have an appreciation of the range of foods available today compared to the 1930



 
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