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The Battle of Waterloo

A timeline of the events leading up to the battle, of the battle itself and on why Napoleon lost.

Teachers, Pupils

Tablet friendly

11-18 year olds
The Battle of Hastings

A detailed account of the Battle of Hastings, including the origins of the conflict, the battle plan, details of the battle and a review of why Harold lost. You can also play the Flash game to decide the future of England as either Harold or William.

Teachers, Pupils

Tablet friendly

11-18 year olds
The Battle for Berlin in World War Two

This article from the BBC features interviews with survivors from both sides in this battle. It examines the events when Stalin's attempted to take Berlin ahead of the allies, an action which led to the deaths of so many Russian soldiers.

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Tablet friendly

14-18 year olds
Horatio Nelson

A biography of Nelson which includes his battles and influence on history.

Teachers, Pupils

Tablet friendly

11-16 year olds
Boudica The Queen is Revolting

Super information about Queen Boudica including a timeline, her story, who she was and the world in which she lived.

Pupils

Tablet friendly

7-16 year olds
Living During the Second World War

An excellent web page made by a school in Scotland on everyday life during the war. It includes information on gas masks, the blackout, air raid shelters and the evacuation. The children have included family recollections.

Pupils

Tablet friendly

7-14 year olds
Pyramid Challenge

Journey back to the age of the pyramids and play the pyramid challenge game. Your task is to oversee the building of a pyramid for the king. A different way learning about pyramids!

Pupils

Not tablet friendly

11-16 year olds
The Great Plague of London

Information about plague in the 17th century in Britain. There are teaching ideas for based a variety of 17th century sources.

Teachers, Pupils

Tablet friendly

11-14 year olds
World War 2 Food and Shopping

This BBC site has information about rationing, which foods people could and could not buy and how growing your own food was very important.

Pupils

Tablet friendly

7-11 year olds
Beside the Seaside

A set of resources which support a seaside topic. Useful for a historical or geographical work.

Pupils

Not tablet friendly

3-7 year olds
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