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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
The Great War

An exhibition from the Public Record Office on the First World War. There are six different investigations which tell the story of the war. Original sources have been chosen to highlight the role of important events. Excellent!

Teachers, Pupils
11-18 year olds
Home Front 1939 - 1945

A site from the National Archives Learning Curve which presents original documents to support information about aspects of the Second World War such as preparations for war, evacuation, women at war, spies and more. The interactive parts no longer work.

Pupils
11-16 year olds
SchoolHistory.co.uk

A well designed site with downloadable worksheets, online quizzes and categorised internet links for secondary school history pupils and teachers. 1000 free worksheets. Also premium subscription membership.

Teachers, Pupils
11-16 year olds
WW2 People's War

A fascinating archive of Second World War memories written by the public and gathered together by the BBC. It includes a photo gallery. There are lesson plans and worksheets for educators too.

Teachers, Pupils
11-18 year olds
The Norman Conquest

A clear account of the Norman Conquest from BBC Bitesize including the background of the rival claims to the British throne.

Pupils
11-13 year olds
National Archives Education Service

A wonderful national archives online teaching resource structured to tie in with National Curriculum from Key Stages 2 to 5 and designed for teachers. It has a range of original sources including documents, film and sound recordings.

Teachers, Pupils
7-18 year olds
Ancient Egypt

A masterpiece! You can find out information from the evidence itself, play the games that the Egyptians played, find out about the Ancient Egyptians through stories and artefacts. For children 7 - 13 years of age this would be our first choice!

Pupils
7-14 year olds
World War II

The BBC has put together this superb site on the Second World War which not only summarizes the events of each of the war years from 1939 to 1945, but it looks at major aspects of it such as the Battle of Britain, the Blitz, evacuation and much more.

Teachers, Pupils
11-18 year olds
Historic Figures

A brilliant BBC site featuring biographies of famous people in history.

Teachers, Pupils
11-18 year olds
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