Stories in Stone - Timeline of Bradford’s migratory history

By using the Bradford Timeline resource pupils will analyse an historical narrative for evidence of the development of a place over time including different settlement patterns.

Interior of synagogue
Bowland Street Reformed Synagogue, Bradford © Historic England AA038929

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Teaching idea

What can a timeline tell us about the stories of different people in Bradford?

Learning aims and outcomes

  • Pupils will analyse an historical narrative for evidence of the development of a place over time
  • Pupils will highlight information on the timeline as evidence of the development of Bradford over time, including settlement patterns of different groups of migrants
  • Pupils will considered and then reconsider whether statements about Bradford are true or false
  • Pupils will plot information on to graphs, present hem to peers and discuss relationship between different graphs

Prior knowledge

  • An understanding that places change over time
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