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Learning Curve - Civil War

A unit designed for year 8 children about the Civil Wars in the seventeenth century. It features a range of historical sources from the National Archives which teachers can use to promote an enquiry based, stimulating approach to learning.

Teachers, Pupils

Tablet-friendly

11-14 year olds
Toys of the Past

A scheme of work with accompanying interactive and other resources on 'Toys'. There are good photographs of old and new toys and some elements work well on a large screen display.

Teachers, Pupils

Partly tablet-friendly

5-7 year olds
Northern Ireland - The Troubles

The BBC have produced this website on the troubles in Northern Ireland. It begins with the historical background from the partitioning of Ireland in 1921 to the Good Friday agreement. Included are photographs, video footage, articles and audio-clips.

Teachers, Pupils

Tablet-friendly

14-18 year olds
Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery

Find out about the excellent free learning support services including teacher led visits which include art teaching and handling historical artefacts. The site includes information and photographs of Greek, Roman and Egyptian artefacts.

Teachers

Partly tablet-friendly

5-18 year olds
British Anti-Slavery

An article from the BBC which traces the campaign in the 19th century against slavery through to its abolition.

Teachers, Pupils

Tablet-friendly

14-18 year olds
The History Association

Download lesson plans and resources for primary history and literacy at KS1 and KS2 from the Nuffield Foundation. They include the resources you need and examples of the children's work as well.

Teachers

Tablet-friendly

5-11 year olds
Remembrance Day

A simple explanation of what Remembrance Day is all about from BBC Newsround.

Pupils

Partly tablet-friendly

7-14 year olds
Abraham Lincoln Research Site

This website includes a biography, photographs, and information about Abraham Lincoln.

Pupils

Tablet-friendly

14-18 year olds
St David

A story about Saint David, the patron saint of Wales. It chronicles the history of Saint David and includes some extra reading activities.

Pupils

Not tablet-friendly

7-11 year olds
Write your Name in Runes

See what your name looks like in Viking Runes.

Teachers, Pupils

Not tablet-friendly

5-11 year olds
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