Learning Resources Hub
This Learning Resources Hub provides links to all the learning resources that the Cultural Histories CIC have created, in conjunction with the Chiltern Learning Trust, Foxdell School Federation, Bushmead Primary School, Challney High School for Boys, Putteridge High School and Foxdell Primary School, which are available free of charge to all Luton Schools to download, via a simple registration system.
The learning resources, which complement the local history element of the National Curriculum, include historical summaries, audio and video recordings of family histories and class room material covering citizenship, migration and the Industrial Revolution.
The creation of this learning hub has been funded by the National Heritage Lottery Fund.
The Heritage Projects that we have developed include:
- The History of the Luton Hat Industry – its foundation, expansion, growth and decline with additional learning material from:
- Challney High School for Boys – charting the history of migration to Luton – free to download – registration required
- Putteridge High School – the impact of the Industrial Revolution on Luton – free to download – registration required
- Foxdell Primary School – Classroom learning material – free to download – registration required
- Charting the changing face of Luton through the history of 3 icon buildings
- Islamic Centre Bury Park Road – learning material provided by Foxdell School plus recordings charting the history of the building at 116 Bury Park Road
- Sikh Guruwarh Cardigan Street – historical summary of the Gurdwara, including learning material developed by the Bushmead Primary School including video recordings describing the history of the building at 31 Cardigan Street
- Chapel Street Nursery and Infant School – video recordings of the history of the school
- The Luton Peace Riots of July 1919 personal stories, 19th July 1919 and 100 years later on 19th July 2019
- Family histories – personal and family histories including audio recordings from 14 people with a family connection to the peace riots – Personal and family histories
- Personal Histories Pamphlet – produced to support the re-issue of the book telling the story of the 1919 riots, summarising the families’ stories – Personal Histories Pamphlet
- Music Project – Involving performance of the song “We’re A Lot of Jolly Fellow”, telling the story of the 1919 riots – Music Project – We’re A Lot of Jolly Fellow
Please use the following form to log into the download section of the website and gain access to the teaching material produced. The material is available free to Luton schools to download through this website. If you have not already registered then you will need to complete the registration form.
If you are based outside the Borough of Luton, and want to access the material – contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org
The development of the Resources Hub has been supported by the National Heritage Lottery Fund.