Although the project was delivered as an extra curricular activity, with students coming off timetable to work with Annis, visit museums & archives, and interview the older people, the experience has directly supported their GCSE History study.

Evaluation has shown that students have significantly increased their interest and enthusiasm for the subject, showing real passion and enjoyment for the work they have done, and great pride at seeing the real world outcomes (the App and exhibition) that they helped achieve.

There is also evidence that participating in the project has helped the students to significantly develop their core historical knowledge, enquiry skills, and understanding of key concepts, extending and embedding the skills they need.