Here you will find the resources you need to deliver the pre-visit classroom ‘Scene Setter’ (1A)
Curriculum Links: Local heritage study, Citizenship
Duration: 45 mins – 1 hour
This session includes an overview of the uses of Stirchley Baths from early days to closure (1903 to 1988); the story of active citizenship in 1988; overview of 1988 to 2016 history which features a film of the derelict Baths in 2013 after standing empty for 25 years, and testimony from active citizens fighting to save their swimming pool. Children will use historical enquiry skills, exploring primary and secondary sources.
Reference is made in the narrative and presentation to the following resources:
SLIDE 15 Newspaper articles -primary sources (pdf and images)