History

Children have often been ignored, forgotten and overlooked in history. This podcast attempts to find out why. Designed for 9 - 12 years this podcast shows children that history is fun, relatable, changeable and important. It urges kids to enquire about the past, feel angry, sad, empowered and inspired by the lives of other children. It encourages them to think beyond the classroom and consider their own agency and privilege within society.

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April 13, 2021

Series 2, Episode 1 GIRLS

Refresh yourselves of some of the most shocking poor laws imposed on children, find out about Victorian girls and their connections with the evil spirit, and investigate where villages for children actually came from..

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April 8, 2021

Series Two - Teaser

As we reach the end of the 19th century we take a look at Victorian adults latest obsessions, we uncover some of the Victorian's best kept secrets and find out how children were the leading force in shaping Britain's imperialistic and power hungry empire...

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September 6, 2020

Series One - Teaser

Children have often been ignored, forgotten and overlooked in history. This podcast attempts to find out why. Designed for 9 - 12 years this podcast shows children that history is fun, relatable, changeable and important. It urges kids to enquire about the past, feel angry, sad, empowered and inspired by the lives of other children. It encourages them to think beyond the classroom and consider their own agency and privilege within society.

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September 6, 2020

Series 1, Episode 3 SCHOOL

Meet some ridiculous but maybe familiar sounding school teachers, learn exactly what was in your school curriculum and explore the dreams of a very strange man...

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September 3, 2020

Series 1, Episode 2 REFORM

So children were seen but not heard? Find out how kids were the driving force behind the industrial revolution, helped change legislation and had marvellous food fights during the Victorian era.

 

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Find out why kids are always left out of history. Taking you on a journey through some of the most shocking historical rules imposed on children! 

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