Learning resources

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

After collecting their evidence, students now organise their information and write a response to the question: How did the East India Company change the lives of people in Britain and Asia? A Point Evidence Explanation (P.E.E.) framework can be used to support an extended piece of writing.

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

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

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