A Christmas Truce A primary school assembly resource about a remarkable story from World War I which encourages children to think about reaching out in friendship across divides. Download: A Christmas Truce This is taken from the Teach Peace assembly pack produced by the Peace Education Network and available on their website
The Martin Luther King Peace Committee at Newcastle and Northumbria Universities have also produce education excellent education resources which look at the Christmas Truce. These are available from their website alongside liturgy resources on the same theme. Conscience and Conviction Quaker Peace and Social Witness (QPSW) has produced two First World War resources Conscience (primary school-focused) and Conviction (secondary school-focused). Both resources can be downloaded free-of-charge from QPSW
Peace Garden All Hallow’s College in Macclesfield marked one hundred years since the start of the Great War with the opening of The Pax Christi Peace and Memorial Garden in the grounds of its campus. The garden is inspired by the trenches of the Western front and a Peace Pole bearing the words ‘May peace prevail on earth’ in many languages stands in the centre. The Pax Christi Garden was blessed by Bishop Mark Davies in March 2014. Download: Create a Peace Garden
Choices Then and Now This project – by The Peace Museum – provides a platform for exploring days that changed the world, choices then and now and the sharing of ideas, learning achievements, hidden histories and untold stories. Click the image below to find out more.