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.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.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.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.The Gunpowder Plot: Parliament and Treason 1605
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.