Curriculum-linked learning resources designed to work in the classroom.

What could Jamsetjee Bomanjee Wadia’s painting say about the East India Company’s impact on Asia’s trading network? John McAleer gives his view.

Key stage:
Key Stage 3, Key Stage 4
School subject:
History

Curator Steve Martin finds a great deal hidden in this painting of the East India Company’s dockyards.

Key stage:
Key Stage 3, Key Stage 4
School subject:
History

East India Company: Student evidence framework.

Key stage:
Key Stage 3, Key Stage 4
School subject:
History

Curator Steve Martin describes the Company’s rise to prominence in the early 1600s as it begins to challenge its rivals’ hold on the Asian spice trade.

Key stage:
Key Stage 3, Key Stage 4
School subject:
History

Who were the Money brothers? This painting by John Francis Rigaud can tell us a lot, says John McAleer.

Key stage:
Key Stage 3, Key Stage 4
School subject:
History

Before introducing the lesson on the East India Company, you can encourage students to think about well-known multinational corporations and how the impact of global trade can be viewed from different perspectives.

Key stage:
Key Stage 3, Key Stage 4
School subject:
History

Image of Spanish ‘milled’ dollars.

Key stage:
Early Years Foundation Stage, Key Stage 1, Key Stage 2
School subject:
History

Image of the ship's log book for the Elizabeth Simpson a very important lifeboat. She was launched 119 times and saved over 400 lives. Every time she was launched it was recorded in the ship’s log. 

Key stage:
Early Years Foundation Stage, Key Stage 1, Key Stage 2
School subject:
History

A very detailed model of HM bark Endeavour, fitted out for Lieutenant (later Captain) James Cook’s first voyage of exploration from 1768 to 1771. 

Key stage:
Early Years Foundation Stage, Key Stage 1, Key Stage 2
School subject:
Geography, History

Evaluting customer service at the Museum investigation sheet

Key stage:
Post-16
School subject:
Leisure & tourism

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