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School and Student Area

Welcome to the schools and Student area of the Kent Royal British legion Web Site.

Here you can pick up ideas on fundraising, learn about the Royal British legion, Remember and get involved.

 Link to the Schools link on the Main RBL Site /remembrance/schools-and-learning/

  • Honour Walks
  • Poppy Walks
  • Poppy Picnics
  • Make Poppy Posters
  • Make Poppy Cakes
  • The Royal British Legion Learning Pack 2012 -2013

 Would you like to talk to a school about your experiance in the Armed Forces? or would you as a school like someone to talk to your class?

 Learning rosources.

Assemblies for Key Stages 3 and 4

These are model assemblies aimed at students in Key Stages 3 and 4, for use at times of Remembrance. They are suitable for use both in November, when the whole nation remembers, or during the year to coincide with specific anniversaries. Assemblies can be used on their own or grouped into a series.

Theme: Remembering past & present

Remembrance Day
Who do we remember - The Falklands War 30 years on
Remembering World War One
Why are we still remembering? 
Conflict Today 
Remembering the families
Remembering those who come back injured

The poems at the end of each assembly have been selected from a range - please feel free to use them or replace them with your chosen alternatives.

The full set of 7 assemblies can be downloaded in a single pdf here.

Assemblies for Key Stages 1 and 2

This section contains assemblies for Key Stages 1 & 2. All files are in pdf format.

Key Stages 1&2 - Remembrance - click here for the full series or below for each assembly

Poetry and Remembrance
The role of individuals and families in Remembrance
Remembrance Day
Remembering the past
Helping people
Thinking about the present and the future

Key Stages 1&2 - Remembrance for older pupils - click here for the full series or below for each assembly 

What do we remember?
The Poppy
Who are we remembering?
Remembrance Day

Key Stage 2 - Remembering the people - click here for the full series or below for each assembly 

A life overshadowed by war
Remembering World War Two
Remembering the Falklands 30 years on
Remembering the families
Remembering those who came back injured

Activities, lesson plans and links


The following colouring sheets are in pdf format and can be downloaded or printed for use in association with the other resource materials.

Lesson Plans

Key Stage Subject
1-2 7 lesson plans on Remembrance
1-2 5 lesson plans on Local History
3-4 9 lesson plans on Remembrance and other topics

Reading List - a list of novels, poetry and non-fiction books on topics related to Remembrance

Get in touch at Tel: 01622 722292 

Email: kent@britishlegion.org.uk

Introduction to Remembrance Link

How we'll support you

You'll receive loads of advice and support from your Kent Office

contact, including:

  • materials such as banners and balloons 
  • 'How To' guides for a variety of fundraising events
  • advice on promoting your events in your community
  • help with planning a calendar of events 
  • practical advice about licences for street collections and larger raffles
  • information on setting up a bank account
  • the opportunity to visit one of our research laboratories to see how your money helps save lives.

Where your money goes

As the local face of The Royal British Legion, our Fundraising Groups are crucial to our progress - last year they raised an incredible.