In this lesson students will unravel the history of the Stroud Valleys, weaving together its physical geography and success in the wool trade. Students will use map skills and source analysis to uncover the story and explain it in their own words.
- Name and locate counties and cities of the United Kingdom
- Identify human and physical characteristics, key topographical features and land-use patterns
- Use maps to describe features; use compass points
- Potential for using fieldwork
- A local history study
How to get there
This lesson is designed to be taught in a classroom. However, if you would like to visit the Stroud Valleys with your class, please use either of the options below to help plan your journey.
The nearest station is Stroud.