Lesson : The Troubles in Northern Ireland


This lesson outlines the factors that led to the ‘troubles’ in Northern Ireland. This lesson provides an opportunity to learn about different perspectives, what it feels like to be an outsider, and conflict resolution. Suitable for upper KS2.

Cross-curricular links: Literacy, history, art

Learning Activities:

  • Looking at paintings 
  • ‘Insiders’ and ‘Outsiders’
  • The Children’s Movement for Peace
  • Celebration of World Peace Day