Free Remembrance Day resources for schools

I have written several historical fiction books for children in wartime …

I have tried to explore a variety of roles across the Armed Forces:

NavyArctic Star
Army Over the LineArmistice Runner and The Last Try
the RAFFlyboy, Spitfire, Typhoon and Rugby Academy
Reserves and the paratroopersD-Day Dog 

I have developed a range of school resources linked to these books. Here’s a short summary of what is available.  All are free.

Assemblies – I have recorded several Remembrance Day films more here … 

First World War fiction posters.

A guided reading pack based on Flyboy, the story of an Indian pilot who fought in RAF during WW1. 

Playscripts for the classroom :
From Over the Line

From Resist

Certificates for children who have finished reading Over the Line as part of a class read or individually.

Classroom history and literacy pack about The Last Try, the story of rugby league’s only winner of the Victoria Cross.


More WW1 Literacy Resources are available from here:

  • Be a Trench Runner memory challenge game for the school hall.
  • Black out poetry sheets with instructions and certificates.
  • 10 discussion points about war for Y5 to Y9.
  • Book cover prediction sheets with questions encouraging the children to think about what a book might be about.

More WW2 Literacy Resources are available from here:

  • Downloadable posters.
  • First chapters of all my historical fiction books.
  • Videos about the settings of my books, filmed at the Somme and on the D-Day beaches.


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