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Bring the First World War to life for your students

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When considering the centenary of the end of the First World War, one of the challenges many teachers face is how to make the stories real for their pupils.

Looking at black-and-white photographs, grainy film and letters written in a historical cursive, it can be difficult for young people to imagine these names and faces as real, living people who, in many ways, weren’t wildly different to us.

But now, a stunning new film by Oscar-winning director Peter Jackson will bring the genuine faces and voices of the First World War into classrooms, thanks to a collaboration between Tes, the arts ...

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