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The Jacobite Rebellion

Developed for use on iPads or an interactive whiteboard in the classroom this multimedia rich resource about the Jacobite Rebellions (or Risings) supports the teaching of this major Scottish historical theme.

Teachers, Pupils

Tablet friendly

11-16 year olds
Mary Queen of Scots and the Scottish Reformation 1542-87

Work through the key events in the life of Mary Queen of Scots namely: the 'Rough Wooing', the Treaty of Edinburgh, the murder of Darnley, Mary's abdication, her captivity and catholic plots against Elizabeth 1. Intermediate levels 1 and 2.

Pupils

Not tablet friendly

14-16 year olds
The Kitchen Past and Present

This website compares kitchens, their layout and utensils, from Celtic, Victorian and modern times. Cooking and washing are examined in detail. There are downloadable worksheets.

Teachers, Pupils

Not tablet friendly

5-7 year olds
The Gunpowder Plot

Pictures, documents and the story of the Gunpowder Plot for primary aged pupils. The documents are from the Houses of Parliament. The website is based round a set of playing cards dating from the late 1600's. You can download images of the playing cards.

Teachers

Partly tablet friendly

7-11 year olds
The Gunpowder Plot: Parliament and Treason 1605

This UK Government website has information about the Gunpowder Plot with a downloadable fact sheet.

Teachers, Pupils

Tablet friendly

11-16 year olds
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.

Pupils

Tablet friendly

16-18 year olds
Grace Darling

Grace Darling was a heroine from Victorian times. Watch the story here.

Pupils

Not tablet friendly

5-14 year olds
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.

Teachers, Pupils

Tablet friendly

11-14 year olds
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.

Teachers

Not tablet friendly

14-18 year olds
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
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