History KS3 / GCSE: Exploring the Past - Post War Britain

Six 15-year-olds trace their family histories and find out what life was like in post-war Britain. Through examining changes in society, they discover how their lives are connected to the past.

These clips are from the BBC series Exploring the Past: Post War Britain.

Suitable for: History at KS£ and GCSE in England, Wales and Northern Ireland and National 4 and 5 in Scotland.

Immigration to London from Ghana and Jamaica
video
Poverty and overcrowding in London’s East End
video
The decline of the industrial North of England
The Foundation of the National Health Service
video
Teenagers and Mod Culture in the 1960s
video
Women in the workplace in the 1950s and 1960s
video