Significant People in County Durham: Tom Lamb


Explore local history through Tom Lamb, an artist and miner from Pelton who began work at 14 and sketched his working life in Craghead colliery.

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Real stories, real lives


Pupils will use the skills and techniques of historians to explore archives and objects to piece together the lives of six First World War soldiers



Pupils uncover real stories of men and women from County Durham who served their country, using archives and objects.

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Change over Time: Industry in County Durham


Pupils are guided through a historical investigation using a fantastic range of primary sources and interpretations.

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