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To commemorate the centenary of the First World War, Norwich Theatre Royal, with generous support from Norfolk County Council and funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund, has developed ‘To End All Wars’, a major new learning and performance programme aimed at schools and young people across Norfolk.

This new web-based learning programme reveals the stories of six fascinating people who originated from, lived in or worked in the county during the period and is aimed at schools and learning establishments across Norfolk, through Key Stages 1-4.

On this site you’ll find materials including fact files, historical documents, questions/activities and a toolkit for schools to begin their own WW1 studies.

We’re also delighted to be working with six school groups in Norfolk, who will be working alongside project artists and volunteers to create short performances to be showcased at Norwich Theatre Royal this summer.

Stuart Hobley, Development Manager for the Heritage Lottery Fund in the East of England said “The First World War was far-reaching and touched the lives of communities right across Norfolk. Through this project we can see the dramatic and emotional impact of the War through the eyes of real people and their families. Combining incredibly rich archive material online with creative performances and schools-based activity, Lottery’s players money will provide a truly unique insight and understanding into the legacy of this remarkable conflict.” 

Please explore our site, use our resources, visit the gallery and register your school to show your involvement in commemorating the centenary of the Great War.

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WE’D LOVE TO HEAR YOUR FIRST IMPRESSIONS AND THOUGHTS ABOUT ‘TO END ALL WARS’, AND YOUR FEEDBACK WILL HELP US TO SUPPORT YOU AND IMPROVE THE PROGRAMME IN THE FUTURE –

PLEASE CLICK HERE TO TAKE OUR SHORT SURVEY

LEARNING PROGRAMME

An introduction to the learning programme, information on how to use this site and guidance on how to kick-start your World War One studies in the classroom.

CASE STUDIES

Discover the stories of six inspirational people from Norfolk to guide your First World War studies, including fact files, teacher’s notes, suggested activities, templates and resources.

ARTS PROGRAMME

Learn more about how we are working with schools in Norfolk to reinterpret the fascinating stories of these individuals for our stage performance in August.

BE INVOLVED!

Register your school to show your involvement in the programme and download our learning passport for students to log their work.