Transport In The 1930sKey Stage 2
IntroductionThe film 'Barging Through London' which can be seen every day at the Museum, is a wonderful record of transport in London nearly eighty years ago.
Pupils should continue to develop a chronologically secure knowledge and understanding of British, local and world history. Pupils should be taught about:
- A local history study.
- A study of an aspect or theme in British history that extends pupils’ chronological knowledge beyond 1066.
- To understand that canals were still commercially important in Britain in the 1930s.
- To learn how the narrow boats were powered and operated during their journeys.
- To learn about other forms of urban transport commonly in use at the time.
- To divide the forms of transport into those still in use today, and those which have disappeared completely.