Key Stage 2

Suitcase Stories

Find out about how Hackney has changed over time and uncover the stories of different people who have moved to Hackney by exploring their suitcases

Hackney 300,000 BC

Stone Age Hand axe

Get hands on with real Stone Age artefacts to explore what life was like in Hackney 300,000 years ago, during the Old Stone Age

Windrush & Beyond

blue passport

Find out about the experiences of those who moved to Hackney as part of the Windrush Generation

Hackney War Stories

ration book

Explore the real life stories of local people who were affected by the Second World War through object handling and creative writing

Strike a Light

Find out more about the lives of women working in Victorian London

Hackney as a Safe Haven

Explores the real life experiences of those who have arrived into Hackney seeking safety

St Augustine’s Tower

Explore Hackney’s oldest building and see how Hackney transformed from a village to the borough it is today

Virtual Hackney War Stories

ration book

Uncover what Hackney was life in the Second World War by investigating primary sources

Virtual Windrush & Beyond

blue passport

Learn about real people who made the journey to Britain through oral history interviews