Women's History Month - Teaching Resources

To celebrate Women's History Month this March, and International Women's Day on 8 March, we've put together this collection of teaching resources for you to use in your primary or secondary school classroom.

Highlights from this collection includes:

  • A series of short films about the life of Mary Seacole.
  • A series of short films, presented by Sally Lindsay, about Emmeline Pankhurst and the Suffragettes.
  • A short film profiling Helen Keller, the writer who proved her disability was not debilitating.
  • A short film exploring the remarkable story of women's football during World War One.
A short film showing how Rosa Parks refusing to give up her seat on a bus changed the rules of American society.

Primary

The life of Mary Seacole
collection
True Stories
collection
Amelia Earhart
video
Queen Victoria – The ultimate Victorian
video
Florence Nightingale – The founder of modern nursing
video
A to Z of WW1: W is for Women
video
Women in Roman Britain
video

 

 

Secondary

Emmeline Pankhurst and The Suffragettes
collection
100 years of the Womens' Movement
collection
Divine Women
collection
The Britain that Women Made
collection
Kate Adie's Women of World War One
collection
Women in Shakespeare
video
The History of Women's Football
video
Elizabeth I
video
Women in the workplace in the 1950s and 1960s
video
Helen Keller - The writer who proved her disability was not debilitating
video
Marie Curie - The woman who discovered radium and polonium
video