Women's History Month

To celebrate Women's History Month this March, and International Women's Day on the 8th March, we've put together some Primary and Secondary resources to use in your classroom.

Highlights from these resources include:

  • The life of Mary Seacole as a nurse during the Crimean War.
  • A look at the lives of women in Roman Britain.
  • The work of Emmeline Pankhurst and the Suffragettes.
  • An exploration of the role of women in Shakespeare's works.
  • The remarkable story of women's football during World War One.
  • A profile of the powerful women who were instrumental in the crucial early days of Islam.
How Rosa Parks refusing to give up her seat changed the rules of American society.

Primary

Victorians: The life of Mary Seacole
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A to Z of WW1: W is for Women
True Stories
Women in Roman Britain

 

 

Secondary

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