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Anglo-Saxons

A BBC resource on the Anglo-Saxons that's great for primary history topic work.

Teachers, Pupils

Partly tablet friendly

7-11 year olds
West Mucking - Anglo-Saxon Village

Look round an Anglo-Saxon Village and find out about the way of life of the villagers. Then come back to the present day and search for things they may have left behind using such things as a metal detector. An exciting way to learn about Anglo-Saxons.

Pupils

Not tablet friendly

7-11 year olds
Anglo-Saxon England and Wales

A very readable site which gives the history of Anglo-Saxon England from the end of Roman Britain to the Norman Conquest. It includes daily life of the Anglo-Saxons, their culture and early Christianity in Britain.

Teachers, Pupils

Tablet friendly

11-14 year olds
History Cookbook

Find out what the Vikings ate for dinner or typical meals for a wealthy family in Roman Britain. Look at food from different time periods from Anglo-Saxon to modern times.

Teachers, Pupils

Partly tablet friendly

7-11 year olds
An Online Encyclopedia of British History for Children

A comprehensive history reference tool designed for primary-aged children. There is a timeline with more detailed information in the sub-pages. Time periods span from Mesolithic times to the year 2000.

Pupils

Tablet friendly

7-11 year olds
Heritage Explorer

Teaching activities provide a selected image supported by a teaching idea and associated worksheets, notes or whiteboard downloads. They ask a Key Question targeted at specific National Curriculum related historical topics.

Teachers

Partly tablet friendly

5-18 year olds
History Trails - Conquest

This BBC site examines the events leading up to 1066 and also the impact that the Vikings and Normans had on Britain.

Teachers, Pupils

Partly tablet friendly

14-16 year olds
History Lines

Background history of the UK written for children from the Stone Age right through to the present day.

Pupils

Tablet friendly

7-11 year olds
Timelines

The BBC has several timelines including Scottish, Welsh and Irish history from Neolithic times to the Twentieth Century, Kings and Queens, Prime Ministers and politics and a Nazis timeline.

Teachers, Pupils

Not tablet friendly

11-18 year olds
The History Association

Download lesson plans and resources for primary history and literacy at KS1 and KS2 from the Nuffield Foundation. They include the resources you need and examples of the children's work as well.

Teachers

Tablet friendly

5-11 year olds