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World War 1 Primary

Excellent resources from the BBC for primary schools covering the centenary of the First World War. They look at family life during the period and the impact of the war on Britain. It has biographies of famous people like Wilfred Owen.

Teachers, Pupils

Tablet friendly

7-11 year olds
Q-Files

Q-files is a free, comprehensive, online encyclopedia specially designed and written for children. It is also advert free and regularly updated. Superb!

Pupils

Tablet friendly

7-13 year olds
GCSE Bitesize Revision - History

If you are studying GCSE History, then stop by this site. It has notes relevant to most syllabuses, tips and sample questions with answers.

Pupils

Partly tablet friendly

14-16 year olds
The Great War

An exhibition from the Public Record Office on the First World War. There are six different investigations which tell the story of the war. Original sources have been chosen to highlight the role of important events. Excellent!

Teachers, Pupils

Tablet friendly

11-18 year olds
Home Front 1939 - 1945

An outstanding site from the National Archives Learning Curve which presents original documents to support information about aspects of the Second World War such as preparations for war, evacuation, women at war, spies and more.

Pupils

Partly tablet friendly

11-16 year olds
SchoolHistory.co.uk

A well designed site with downloadable worksheets, online quizzes and categorised internet links for secondary school history pupils and teachers. 1000 free worksheets. Also premium subscription membership.

Teachers, Pupils

Tablet friendly

11-16 year olds
Children of World War 2

A wonderful site if you are wanting to find out how the Second World War affected children's lives. There is information on rationing, letters from evacuees and you can explore a wartime home. View a super collection of wartime posters too.

Teachers, Pupils

Partly tablet friendly

7-11 year olds
The Tudors

Find out about the Tudors on this brilliant interactive site. See real objects and documents from the times. Test your skills on the games. There are resources for teachers too.

Pupils

Not tablet friendly

7-11 year olds
WW2 People's War

A fascinating archive of Second World War memories written by the public and gathered together by the BBC. It includes a photo gallery. There are lesson plans and worksheets for educators too.

Teachers, Pupils

Tablet friendly

11-18 year olds
The National Archive - Focus on Film

View twentieth century film clips ranging from life in Britain to the conflict in Vietnam. They include lots of clips from both world wars and the Cold War.

Teachers, Pupils

Partly tablet friendly

7-18 year olds
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