This UK Government website has information about the Gunpowder Plot with a downloadable fact sheet.Making the Modern World
Stories of science and invention from the 18th century to today which help to explain the development and spread of modern industrial society and its effect on our lives. Useful for General Studies courses.Grace Darling
Grace Darling was a heroine from Victorian times. Watch the story here.History's Heroes?
This is a site about heroes, people who made their mark on history. Were they heroes though, you decide when you read more about them.Eternal Egypt
A fascinating site about Ancient Egypt which uses the latest technologies such as panoramic webcam views. It combines resources from other Egyptian sites and museums.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.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.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.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.British Anti-Slavery
An article from the BBC which traces the campaign in the 19th century against slavery through to its abolition.