Indentures and Apprenticeships
Pupils will learn about the lives of children in the past and the opportunities they had when they left
school. Pupils will think about how the lives of children have changed through time and the importance of freedom of choice.
Core activity: 1 x 1 hour session
Extension activity: 1 x 1 hour session
Aims and Outcomes
- Pupils will have learned about the lives of people from the past
- Pupils will have learned more about the idea of freedom and why it is so important
Project 03 - Indentures
Indenture - Historical
Indenture - Modern
Rules for an Apprenticeship
Freedom to Choose
Children at Blue Coat School did not have the freedom of choice to choose their own career. Pupils should discuss why freedom of choice is so important and how this might have changed over the last 300 years before completing the worksheet.