Learning By Topic KS1: London Underground and Trains and History

Find out how old the London Underground is. Why is it nicknamed the Tube?

Did you know that some Underground stations were used as Air Raid Shelters during World War Two? Discuss this with and adult and do some research. Now imagine you are a child during WWII and your family is taking shelter in a Tube station for the night. Write a diary entry about your experience. (Cross Curricular: English, Genre of Writing: Recount)

Which is the oldest Tube station? Which is the newest? Which is the deepest underground station and how deep is it?