Alnwick District in the Great War

Lesson 1

Memory and Remembrance


This lesson focuses on aspects related to remembering the Great War through war memorials and a fictional story about memory ‘Wilfred Gordon Macdonald Partridge’ by Mem Fox.


What information do war memorials contain? Why do we build them?


What do we want to say about those who have died in war?


What is memory?


Why do we think it important to remember important events in our lives and those of others?


Internal Links:

Alnwick Memorial

Belford Memorial

Seahouses Memorial



Lesson 1 Plan - PDF

The Memorials - PDF