Welcome to Meet the Huguenots an online schools learning resource for teachers. This learning resource has been developed through collaboration between the Huguenots of Spitalfields charity, Tower Hamlets Local History Library and Archives and Canon Barnett Primary School in Whitechapel, The sources and activities you will find here are aimed towards Key Stage Two History learning but have been designed for adaptation to suit all levels.
The Huguenots were French Protestants in a predominantly Catholic country. When the King of France decided they could not worship as they chose, some Huguenots fled France. Over 50,000 sought sanctury in England in order to practice their faith, settled, many flourished and transformed the skills base of this country
Each section has a downloadable lesson plan and presentation that can be adapted for use with primary school age children.
Please use the sources available here to create your own story about the Huguenots.