Support for teachers.


With support from Historic England’s Heritage Schools programme, The Friends of the Stockton & Darlington Railway commissioned a review of existing learning resources and together with our partners at three key regional museums at Locomotion (Shildon), Head of Steam (Darlington) and Preston Hall (Stockton), all of which are beside the 1825 line, we produced some exciting new Key Stage 1 and 2 activities and work sheets for teachers and educators. Tested out with the help of local schools, you can download these from our Education page where you can find out about real local heroes such as George Stephenson, Timothy Hackworth and Edward Pease. We hope you will use these to help children develop a sense of pride in where they live, understand their local heritage and how it relates to the national story. They will also ensure that teachers are more confident in making effective use of local heritage resources in delivering the curriculum.