Blue Coat School on Strike

Pupils will look at an event that took place at Blue Coat School in 1808 when over a hundred pupils ran away. They will consider the role of young people in strikes and protests in Liverpool’s history and consider how they can be empowered to make their opinions and voices heard.

Core activity: 1 x 1 hour session
Extension activity: 2 x 1 hour session

Aims and Outcomes

  • Pupils will have learned about the history of Liverpool and events that took place in the past.
  • Pupils will have learned about the Human Rights Act