Stories in Stone - Mapping migration to Bradford

By using an interactive map pupils will test claims about the history of a place using the individual histories of buildings within it.


Teaching idea

What can buildings tell us about the history of Bradford?

Learning aims and outcomes

  • Pupils will read and recorded information about six individual historic buildings in Bradford from the interactive map
  • Pupils will discuss the extent to which each particular building has changed over time
  • Pupils will discuss which buildings have changed most and least
  • Pupils will use evidence to show how the histories of particular buildings support historical claims about the history of Bradford

Prior knowledge

  • An understanding that some buildings are older than others