- |Investigating 1911
- |Pupil Publishing
- |Sources for investigations
- |Teachers notes
- |Using the census
- Sources for investigations
- Local History Resources
- Kent Local Study...
- Local Resources Near You
- The National Monuments...
- The National Archives
- BFI National Archive
- Ordnance Survey
- BBC Local History
- Other census Resources
The National Archives has a selection of activities that students can use online. Everything on the list that follows is related to the census but not all refer to the 1911 census.
|Being a census detective
Includes an activity on the 1911 census. What can you find out?
|Investigate the census in Chelsea in 1891
This activity involves the use of several different sources. It is a good starter to show how maps and photographs can be related to the census documents.
|Why the government held a census in 1971
We need facts. An introductory film that explains why the 1971 census was taken. A good starting point for discussion about the 2011 census.
|Film from the 1900s (The National Archives – Focus on Film)
View films about Folkestone in 1904 and Canterbury in 1920.
Suffragettes on Film (The National Archives – Focus on Film)
View films about the Suffragettes from 1908 to 1913
|How can we find out about the life of a Victorian child using family sources?
By completing a number of tasks you will be able to build up a picture of the family history of William Robert Towers, a young Victorian boy.
|How can I investigate a family history?
This is a source that teachers might like to dip into. Family history can be a delicate matter for many children and the choice of setting work for children on family history should be carefully considered.
Britain 1906 – 1918
Six Galleries studying Welfare Reform, Women, Society and the Vote and War and Change in Britain plus another Gallery devoted to Review and Revision.