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Building the Pyramids

A series of five video clips telling the story of a slave worker who travels up the Nile on a boat to Giza, where he joins the army of workers tasked with building a new pyramid.

Pupils
7-11 year olds
Target the Tudors

Find out about Tudor London by investigating some objects in the Museum of London and the stories behind them. The themes covered include Family Life, Education, Work, City Life, Religion and Court Life.

Teachers, Pupils
7-11 year olds
Victorian Crime and Punishment

This website is about Crime and Punishment in the UK in the 19th Century. There is a prisoner database with real prisoner records and case studies for a more in-depth view of the crimes and trials of some of the inmates.

Pupils
7-16 year olds
Britain from Above

Over 59,000 searchable historical images of Britain taken from 1919 to 1953. You can search by placename, map or year.

Teachers, Pupils
9-16 year olds
Q-Files

Q-files is a subscription based online encyclopedia specially designed and written for children. It is also advert free and regularly updated.

Pupils
7-13 year olds
Propaganda

These resources focus on the British propaganda campaign during the First World War.

Teachers
8-14 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
What Did Children Eat in World War 2?

A resource which demonstrates the different aspects of rationing during the Second World War and its effects on ordinary British people. It includes cross-curricular teaching ideas.

Teachers
7-14 year olds
Indus Valley

A BBC resource which is ideal for primary history topics about the Indus Valley civilisation.

Teachers, Pupils
7-11 year olds
Florence Nightingale Fact Pack

An illustrated PDF document which is full of information and stories about Florence Nightingale.

Pupils
7-13 year olds
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