News

Welcome to our news and highlights section. Here you will find all the latest news stories and announcements about the First World War Centenary Battlefield Tours Programme including details of our latest activities, tours and CPD events, as well as other useful information about what is going on across the UK and beyond during the First World War Centenary.  

Please keep coming back to this section of the website to stay in touch with what is going on.

 

 

Legacy110 projects reach 15 million people!

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09/11/2018

On Wednesday 7th November, we held our Annual Legacy110 Awards event at the Tower of London. This event showcases some of the very best First World War Centenary school projects completed in 2018. We also announced an update to the total communty reach of the Legacy110 projects to date.

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Coverage on The Morpeth Herald

30/01/2018

This online news article was featured on The Morpeth Herald on the 3rd November 2014.

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The Commonwealth War Graves Commission launch a new app

Battlefield sites on our tours

31/10/2014

The CWGC has launched a new app which can help teachers locate war graves both on the battlefields and in their own locality.

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Great news coverage of our tours in The Independent

Battlefield Tour by Caron Porritt

30/10/2014

Emma Lee-Potter from the Independent wrote about her experience of joining a group of pupils on their recent Battlefield Tour.

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Our first CPD events were ‘inspiring and thought provoking’

CPD Session

23/10/2014

The first round of face-to-face CPD events have been a great success. Making the most of high profile venues, expert keynote speakers and IOE subject specialists we have delivered five regional events. We are now setting dates for future events. Find out how you too can be ‘inspired’...

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Coverage on The Chronicle

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29/01/2018

This online article was written by Ruth Lognonne on the 7th of October 2014 for The Chronicle Live.

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Coverage on The Yorkshire Evening Post

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30/01/2018

This is an online news article by Jonathan Brown in the The Yorkshire Evening Post on the 26th September 2014.

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Coverage on The Guardian

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30/01/2018

This article was written by Stuart Dredge for The Guardian on the 18th of August 2014.

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Our very first battlefield tour is a great success

Our very first battlefield tour is a great success

30/07/2014

Our first official tour departed on 16th May 2014 with 27 schools from East London and Essex in attendance.

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