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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.

Teachers

Tablet-friendly

7-11 year olds
GCSE Bitesize Revision - History

If you are studying GCSE History, then stop by this site. It has excellent notes.

Pupils

Partly tablet-friendly

14-16 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

Tablet-friendly

11-18 year olds
Home Front 1939 - 1945

An outstanding 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.

Pupils

Partly tablet-friendly

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

Tablet-friendly

11-16 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.

Teachers, Pupils

Partly tablet-friendly

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.

Pupils

Not tablet-friendly

7-11 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

Tablet-friendly

11-18 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.

Teachers, Pupils

Partly tablet-friendly

7-18 year olds
Houses of History

Journey through time with this playful, animated and interactive timeline. Houses of History tells the fascinating story of the Westminster Parliament. See the emergence of universal suffrage and explore the amazing history of the Palace of Westminster.

Teachers

Not tablet-friendly

11-16 year olds
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