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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
Victorians

Video Class Clips from the BBC on Victorians about such topics as children working in coal mines and mills, and the development of transport.

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7-11 year olds
Ancient Greeks

Seven learner guides and three class clip videos on the Ancient Greeks from the BBC.

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7-11 year olds
Roman Empire

Six learner guides and twenty-nine class clip videos on the Roman Empire from the BBC.

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7-11 year olds
Anglo-Saxons

Eight learner guides and seven class clips videos on the Anglo-Saxons from the BBC.

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7-11 year olds
The Victorians

A comprehensive radio broadcasts about the Victorians from the BBC which includes information on the lives of Victorian children, the railways, key events and key people from the era.

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7-11 year olds
Growing Up in the Second World War

The Second World War was a time of major upheaval for children in Britai with over a million evacuated from towns and cities. Here are 11 ways children were affected by the Second World War.

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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.

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7-11 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.

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7-18 year olds
History and Stories

Discover interesting facts about Henry VIII and find out why he was so feared. Learn about his six wives and also about Queen Victoria and her empire.

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7-11 year olds
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