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Tudor England

A web site devoted to the Tudor era in England. There are details of the Tudor monarchs and other important figures of the time. You can listen to selections of Tudor music and find out about the architecture.

Teachers, Pupils

Tablet-friendly

11-18 year olds
Life in Elizabethan England

The Compendium of Common Knowledge contains concise information on many topics associated with the Elizabethan World such as money, religion, food and domestic details. Easy to navigate.

Teachers, Pupils

Tablet-friendly

11-16 year olds
The Middle Ages

What was it really like to live in the Middle Ages? You can find out many aspects of everyday life in those times here, such as the feudal system, religion, homes, clothing and town life.

Teachers, Pupils

Not tablet-friendly

11-14 year olds
Votes for Women

Tracing the history of the struggle for equality for women, this excellent website has fifty biographies of the personalities who played an import part, details of pressure groups and useful background information to the topic.

Teachers, Pupils

Tablet-friendly

14-16 year olds
Virtual Tours

You will need a free VRML viewer to enjoy these reconstructions of the past from the BBC, but you can find how to get one here. See Virtual Reality scenes of London Bridge, a Viking Farm House, Housesteads Farm on Hadrian's Wall and a World War 1 trench.

Teachers, Pupils

Not tablet-friendly

7-14 year olds
In Search of Scotland

Trace the history of Scotland on this BBC site, from bronze age times, through the Wars of Independence to the impact of independence and industrialisation.

Teachers, Pupils

Partly tablet-friendly

11-16 year olds
A State Apart

An interactive chronicle of events from the BBC covering 30 years of conflict in Northern Ireland. The events are brought up to date with an analysis of the Good Friday agreement and beyond. There are newspaper articles, interviews, and video footage.

Pupils

Tablet-friendly

14-18 year olds
Crime and Punishment

This Learning Curve module investigates crime, prevention, and punishment from the medieval period to the twentieth century. It features many original documents. Each section has a commentary and structured activities.

Teachers, Pupils

Tablet-friendly

14-16 year olds
Victorian Britain

A feature from the Public Record office which looks at life in Victorian Britain. The information is illustrated with original documents from the time. It has activities for students based on these sources.

Teachers, Pupils

Tablet-friendly

11-14 year olds
Imperial War Museum

A superb site. Find out about the range of free educational visits and examine the online photograph archive albums on both world wars and conflicts since 1945. There are lots of propaganda posters and find out about resources you can buy.

Teachers, Pupils, Parents

Tablet-friendly

11-18 year olds
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