Here are just a few testimonials from satisfied The Tommy Teaches Clients.
Excellent knowledge of the period and students were engaged throughout. Scott was very easy to work with and tailored the presentation to our particular needs. I would recommend The Tommy Teaches experience to any other schools studying the Great War. Included are some comments from students…
Subject Leader History
"It was really good to have the chance to listen to the man talking about World War 1 and it was very interesting to hear the stories about his relatives". "I learnt a lot that I did not know". (Jack, 14)
"I really enjoyed the workshop, it was very interesting, especially the props"." I liked it how he let two students try on the kit". "They said it was very uncomfortable and warm". "He gave us a lot of information and you could tell he knew and loved what he was talking about". "I realized what it was really like in the trenches; it was a huge eye-opener". (Emma, 13)
"It was good seeing all the equipment that the soldiers used and smelling the mustard gas and chlorine". "Also learning about his family was good". (Lauren, 15)
"The uniform was great and so were the artifacts". "The weapons looked amazing". (Blake, 12)
"It was a fantastic day – hard to think of anything that could be improved – whole experience incredibly worthwhile and, especially for the younger ones, a highly effective way of learning about the First World War". "You certainly couldn’t improve on your punctuality"!!!
"The life of The Great War Tommy was brought to life in a unique way, surpassing any museum experience". "Many Thanks"
"An excellent presentation". "Our booking was for the afternoon for 2 key stage 2 groups". "The children were so interested and engaged it was a challenge for Scott to fit in all the activities and slides". "Further visits I would definitely book a day slot, finance allowing!!"
"No hesitation in recommending Scott to other schools, the presentation was very well presented for children of primary age range and Scott answered the children’s questions very well".
Wimboldsley Community School
"Our Students thoroughly enjoyed the experience". "They were so fired up in a level of debate that we were so impressed by". "Scott was absolutely brilliant and compelling".
"I would unreservedly recommend Scott to any school-an absolute pleasure".
Sir Mark Grundy