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The Great Fire of London

Explore the story of the fire in detail by following the timeline and investigating the people, objects and themes. Interactive activities along the way to help you understand how we know about the Great Fire.

Teachers, Pupils
5-11 year olds
Minecraft Education Edition

Education Edition is an open-world game that promotes creativity, collaboration, and problem-solving in an immersive environment. Also learn to code in Minecraft.

Teachers
3-16 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.

Teachers
5-18 year olds
Florence Nightingale

A wonderful animated, narrated story about Florence Nightingale.

Teachers, Pupils
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.

Pupils
6-11 year olds
Teaching Remembrance

Free teaching resources are available from the British Legion designed to assist teachers to support the teaching of remembrance. There are ready to use assembly materials.

Teachers
5-16 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.

Teachers, Pupils
3-7 year olds
Grace Darling

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

Pupils
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.

Teachers
5-18 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
5-11 year olds
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