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20th Century Heros and Villains

This exhibition from the Public Record Office examines the lives of major personalities of the twentieth century and asks 'Hero or villain?'. These are Winston Churchill, John F Kennedy, Mussolini, Stalin and Harry Truman.

Teachers, Pupils

Tablet friendly

14-16 year olds
Britain 1906 - 1918

An exhibition from the Public Record Office which includes original sources on welfare reforms, women and the vote and on war and change in Britain.

Teachers, Pupils

Tablet friendly

14-16 year olds
Northern Ireland Learning - History

Read about the major periods of Northern Ireland history from the middle ages to the present day. The features include essays, video clips, audio and photographs.

Teachers

Not tablet friendly

14-16 year olds
The Women War Workers of the North West

A feature from the Imperial War Museum which focuses on some of the roles women took on in the North West of England during the Second World War.

Teachers, Pupils

Tablet friendly

11-16 year olds
1876 Victorian England Revisited

Journey back in time to see how a middle-class Victorian family lived. Look round the house and meet the family and servants.

Pupils

Tablet friendly

11-14 year olds
Skara Brae

Skara Brae is an amazingly preserved Stone Age village on Orkney. Find out about the discovery and excavation of this settlement.

Teachers, Pupils

Tablet friendly

11-16 year olds
Samuel Pepys Diary

This site has the complete transcripts of the diaries of Pepys which include his account of the Coronation of Charles II, the Plague of 1665 and the Great Fire of London. It also has a biography.

Teachers, Pupils

Tablet friendly

11-18 year olds
Sex, Lice and Chamber Pots in Pepys' London

If you want to know what people ate, drank and how they amused themselves at the time of Charles II you can find out here. The historical source is the diary of Samuel Pepys.

Teachers, Pupils

Tablet friendly

14-16 year olds
History of Medicine

This site shows how ideas in medicine have changed over the centuries. You can use either an interactive timeline which is a Flash animation or examine 9 time periods of history. Click on the important historical figures to access short biographies.

Teachers, Pupils, Parents

Tablet friendly

11-16 year olds
The Gunpowder Plot

A good account of the background and events of the Gunpowder plot by a teacher and pupils of Roch C P School, Pembrokeshire.

Teachers

Tablet friendly

7-11 year olds
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