WW1 commemoration resources for schools - Bible Society

School resources

Hear My Cry

World War One was a tragedy that affected millions of people from all walks of life. As your school reflects on the centenary of the war, Hear My Cry provides a great resource for reflection, with individuals’ stories, readings and Psalms.

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School Resources

Secondary school resources

These lesson plans and assemblies are designed for secondary school students particularly those visiting the War Graves over the next four years.

Written by Tuki Rounds, Head of Philosophy and Religious Studies at Colston’s School in Bristol, the lessons draw on Hear My Cry.

Primary school resources

These lesson plans are aimed at 5-7 year-olds. They are compiled by Hilary MacMeekin, Headteacher at St Nicholas CofE (VC) School in Bromham, Wiltshire. The aim is to help younger children to gain an understanding of World War One and to to learn about individual soldiers’ experiences, using Hear My Cry

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Free digital book: St Paul from the Trenches

While in the trenches at the Front, surrounded by mud and horror, former academic-turned-soldier Gerald Warre Cornish began his own translation of St Paul’s letters.

He was killed in battle in 1916. But his work survives him. Here you can download his incomplete translation, taken from the mud-spattered copybook that he kept with him.

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