For those studying any of the GCSE History Thematic Studies which focus on Migration in Britain over the past 1000 years, Anglia has created a bespoke tour which provides a broad understanding of the context of migration over time, using London's East End as a lens. This tour encompasses the experience of the Huguenot, Irish, Jewish, German and Asian migrants into this area, in particular experiences which may be set against further Case Study demands across the unit.

The walking tour will focus on sites in and around Spitalfields and Whitechapel and, supported by the use of images, testimonies and eye-witness accounts, will consider themes such as:

  • The reasons for migration and patterns of settlement.
  • The changing context of English society.
  • The experience of migrants in England: their relations with the authorities, the media and the existing population.
  • The impact of migrants in England, including culture, trade, industry and the urban environment.
  • Legislation on immigration and nationality.

Meeting exam board specifications. Our tour content is mapped against the major examination board specifications for KS3 to KS5 students.

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Tour Details

Curricular Links

Curricular Links

GCSE History

  • AQA Thematic Study: Migration Empires and the People c790 to the Present Day
  • Pearson Edexcel Thematic Study: Migrants in Britain c800 Present
  • OCR Thematic Study: Migration To Britain c1000 to 2010

Key Themes

Key Themes

  • The reasons for migration and patterns of settlement.
  • The changing context of English society.
  • The experience of migrants in England: their relations with the authorities, the media and the existing population.
  • The impact of migrants in England, including culture, trade, industry and the urban environment.
  • Legislation on immigration and nationality.

Key Locations

Key Locations

  • Hope Square, Liverpool Street Station
  • Sandy’s Row
  • Bell Lane & Brune Street
  • Fournier Street & Princelet Street
  • Jamme Masjid Brick Lane Mosque
  • Alie Street, St George’s Lutheran Church
  • Cable Street
  • Altab Ali Park

Price Includes

Price Includes

  • Fully guided
  • Tailor-made itinerary
  • All entrance fees associated with your visit
  • 1 free staff place will be provided for every 10 full paying students
  • Insurance specifically designed for groups
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