People of Bletchley Park activities
Find out more about the people who worked at Bletchley Park during the Second World War. Which role would you have been most suited for? Can you complete your training activity and find out more about the job you might have had?
Create your own paper model to represent many of the jobs that took place at Bletchley Park. Use these templates to ‘dress’ your codebreaker, dispatch rider or WAAF ready for their first day at Bletchley Park! What would your uniform have been for the role you were given in our quiz?
Please find below pre and post visit activities designed to support your time with us at Bletchley Park. They are also suitable for standalone use.
These resources are aimed at KS2 and KS3 students and were developed with the assistance of the Bletchley Park teacher forum.
Veterans of Bletchley Park - short film
We asked some of our Veterans about their experiences and journey to Bletchley Park. See the 3 minute film here.
Other Learning Resources
Bletchley Park with The Poetry Society have compiled this resource pack aimed at KS2 and KS3. It is intended to support teachers in developing student knowledge and skills in English with cross-curricular links to History and Mathematics. It includes a suggested series of activities to enhance students’ understanding of poetry techniques, historical World War Two events and creative skills such as risk taking and collaboration.
Download the pack here.
Children’s author Helen Dennis has written a series of books called ‘The Secret Breakers’, inspired by Bletchley Park. Using this treasure trail, you can find some of the real life locations around the site which are referred to in the stories. Can you follow the clues, break the code and prove yourself to be a worthy member of Team Veritas? Download the treasure trail here.