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The Year 6 of Grassmoor Primary School 2016 took part in a project researching their school in 1916, supported by the Heritage Lottery Then and Now Fund. They used the school log book to guide their research. Here's some of what they found out.


I'm writing this story two days after the 1st birthday of my son, Nathaniel. This past year has flown, but I still remember the day Nathaniel arrived so clearly. After I arrived at hospital I stopped timing my contractions and asked Scott not to tell me how long things were taking - I just wanted to...


An opportunity to tell your story about childbirth


This is my Yarn about the first workshop in a collaborative project being run by the Science Museum and the University of Leeds. We are going to explore how stories about disability and combat are presented in the exhibition 'Wounded: Conflict, Casualties and Care' and see how this inspires people t...


With the Rio Paralympics starting, it has made me think about how we relate disability to the visual. Some kinds of disability are immediately apparent to society, whilst others remain hidden. What role do objects have in determining who is 'disabled'? I'm interested in what museum displays about di...


A selection of resources made available online in relation to the Science Museum's Exhibition 'Wounded: Conflict, Casualties and Care'.


Year 5 and Year 6 pupils from Edna G Olds Academy and Webster Primary have been learning about the Holocaust and World War II, visiting the National Holocaust Centre and Museum and creating their own responses. Here is a selection of their work...


Over the last few weeks, Year 6 at Webster Primary has been working with the University of Leeds and the National Holocaust Centre and Museum to think about the meaning of the Holocaust for them today. Here is some of the work we've produced and some of our thoughts about what we've learnt from the...


1943, October. The men of action Reinhard had completed their work in Poland. The death camps of Belzec, Sobibor and Treblinka were dismantled and the witnesses killed. "You are transferred immediately to Trieste for antipartisan combat" and there they would open San Sabba, death and transfer camp...


This cloth flipchart was donated to Thackray Medical Museum by a photographer who had spent time working in Afghanistan. The chart was apparently used as a teaching aid for women living in remote rural locations. Little else is known about the chart and, until recently, the Museum had no translation...


"A British veteran of the Italian campaign of 1945 inquires about a name, Vlado Turina. The journey to discover if Turina was a spy or a freedom fighter, an Italian or a Slovenian, takes the researcher from the public to the private sphere and changes her sense of identity forever". This story will...


What we can learn from the Holocaust centre for our lives today.


This exhibition is about our visit to the Holocaust Centre and what we learnt about the Holocaust that's important to us today.


We went to the Holocaust centre to find out more information about the Holocaust and what it means today for us.


Our exhibition is about the Journey at the Holocaust centre, and about the survivors and their childhood.


This is about the national Holocaust centre. We've been learning about the holocaust and what it tells us about our lives today.


We have all made an exhibition about the Holocaust. It is an amazing subject to study, because it can teach us how to live today to make sure it never happens again.


During our birth project we have been speaking to women from Afghanistan and Syria about their experiences of childbirth both in the UK and their country of origin. Part of the conversation turned recently to food, and the foods the ladies traditionally eat to support Mum when nursing baby.


During June 2016 Edna G Olds Academy in Nottingham has been working with the University of Leeds on an Arts and Humanities Research Council project to think about the lessons we can learn from the Holocaust.


Members of a local Afghan Women's Association have been sharing their memories of childbirth and associated practices at a series of workshops organised by Thackray Medical Museum and the University of Leeds. The women, who now live in Leeds, have reflected on the similarities and differences in app...


This is an obstetric teaching tool that was given to the Thackray Medical Museum in 2010.


Image of a Quaker birth certificate from the Eighteenth Century that has been at the Thackray Medical Museum since 1997.


Images of plaster womb moulds which were purchased by the Thackray Medical Museum in 1997.


Researchers from the 'Translation and Translanguaging' project in the School of Education at the University of Leeds have been working with Faceless Arts and RETAS Leeds on a co-produced arts and language research project. This is funded by the AHRC for its Connected Communities programme and builds...