Migration Experience

Scheme of Work (1/4)

Subject(s): History, Geography, Citizenship Studies

Topics/Keywords: Immigration, Migration, Colony, Commonwealth, Commonwealth Immigrants Act, Economic prospects, Voucher system, Discrimination, Push and Pull Factors

Age Range: KS3 (ages 11–14) KS4 (ages 14–16)

Summary: This lesson, complete with extended tasks for KS4 students, examines the experiences of migrants to Britain from Pakistan, Bangladesh and India in the 1960s and 70s. It analyses the push and pull factors of these migrants and compares and contrasts the challenges faced by British Muslim migrants in the 1960s and today.

These resources can also be used with the new OCR History Curriculum.

Migration Experience Task Sheet

Source Sheet Migration Experience