- Fact File: WW1
- Fact File: The Film The Battle of the Somme
- Video – IWM’s senior curator Dr Toby Haggith talking about the film The Battle of the Somme
- Video – Somme100 FILM clips of the film The Battle of the Somme
The Imperial War Museums (IWM) website has a whole section dedicated to the battle of the Somme.
- Click to watch “The Battle of the Somme | 100 years on”
- A short film by the IWM
- Click here for the Main IWM Battle of the Somme page
- There are many resources to look at on this page including 5 Things You Need To Know About The Battle Of The Somme, which contains short facts and information all of which are useful for this exercise.
- Click to watch the Battle of the Somme Film – complete
- The silent version of the whole film split up into the 5 parts.
There are other resources about WW1 on the IWM website, including their learning resources.
The Royal British Legion (RBL) also has a wealth of resources on its website:
- Click to read the RBL Battle of the Somme Manual
- A useful resource for quotes and written information about the battle to use for the newspaper article.
- Click to view the RBL’s commemorative newspaper about the battle
- Some inspiration if pupils are finding the exercise difficult.