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The Great Fire of London

A first class learning site about the Great Fire of London. There is an interactive, animated story and excellent background information at different levels of detail. The site has excellent teacher resources.

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5-16 year olds
Heritage England Teaching Resources

Historic England offer a wide range of readymade free online learning resources for teachers. You can also search over 10,000 Educational Images, specially selected and re-captioned from their archive.

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5-18 year olds
Florence Nightingale

A wonderful animated, narrated story about Florence Nightingale.

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6-8 year olds
How to Speak Like an Ancient Roman

A short video from the excellent DK Findout children's encyclopaedia which has some latin words which were used by the Romans. This is ideal as part of a topic on Romans.

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6-11 year olds
Object Lessons

An online display of artefacts with information from Islington Artefacts Library. Great for topics on Victorians and the Second World War. The text is difficult for Key Stage 1 children but the images are excellent.

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5-11 year olds
How Toys have changed

Interactive activities where children learn about dolls, teddy bears and cars and how they have changed over the years. This could be used as a non-fiction text. The site has printable worksheets.

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5-7 year olds
Toys

A useful collection of images of toys from the Victoria and Albert museum if you are working on a topic related to toys or forces.

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3-7 year olds
The Kitchen Past and Present

This website compares kitchens, their layout and utensils, from Celtic, Victorian and modern times. Cooking and washing are examined in detail. There are downloadable worksheets.

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5-7 year olds
Grace Darling

Grace Darling was a heroine from Victorian times. Watch the story here.

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5-14 year olds
Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery

Find out about the excellent free learning support services including teacher led visits which include art teaching and handling historical artefacts. The site includes information and photographs of Greek, Roman and Egyptian artefacts.

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5-18 year olds
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