Day 2 – who is in our local area?

How do we all live together? How can we find out about places in the past? / How does my village, town, city change?

Learning objective:

To gain knowledge and understanding of placemaking through a local history study, interviewing people in the local area and examining how land and buildings have changed over time


Pupils interview people in their school and wider community and conduct research on how their area has changed over time. They imagine how it will change in the future.

Curriculum links:

History, Geography, English, Citizenship, Cultural Capital


Duration: One day

Activity type: Classroom, Group, Individual,

Key skills: Case Study, Communication skills, Comparative Writing, Fieldwork, IT Skills, Listening skills, Reading skills, Recording, Research Skill, Writing skills,


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