Home → Themes → Potteries child

Potteries child

Write a story about a child working in the potteries in Victorian times

You might have heard about Victorian chimney sweeps and street urchins like Charles Dicken’s famous character Oliver Twist. But many Victorian children lived equally dangerous lives working in factories.  Get ready to write a story from the point of view of a child working in the Potteries – the Midlands area of Britain that specialised in making cups, plates and fine china products.