Spare The Rod Spoil The Child

Key Stage 2

Half Day

Moulding young minds for the Empire. The “contributions” of children in society, the reformers who wanted to change the working conditions.

  • A reformers meeting
  • Posters, banners, pictures, literature of child labour – Charles Dickens, “The Waterbabies”
  • Hot seating and characterization
  • Discussion and questions
  • Clothing and artefacts