‘The Deserving Poor’ – Life in a Workhouse

Suggested Resources

Challenges at Home:

Challenges at School:

  • How do we look after people who need our help nowadays?
  • Find out more about life in a workhouse.
  • How did the Poor Law affect people? A wealth of classroom resources and ideas for further learning here. Please note that some sources may contain sensitive material so use with care.
  • Discuss the issues of worldwide poverty and what it means to be a global citizen. Other resources.
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