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Grid Club

Grid Club is for children 7 - 11 years of age. It provides educational Flash games on many subjects including English, maths and science.

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7-11 year olds
Why do we remember Florence Nightingale?

Here the National Archives website has produced details about Florence Nightingale based on original photographs and documents. Useful as a teacher reference for lesson ideas.

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7-11 year olds
Britain's Bayeux Tapestry

You can read the story of William the Conqueror and Harold, Earl of Wessex as told by the Bayeux Tapestry. A Victorian replica of the tapestry is on display in Reading Museum.

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11-14 year olds
British Seaside History in Pictures

A selection of photographs, most black and white, of UK seaside resorts each with a brief historical explanation.

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5-11 year olds
The Martin Luther King Papers Project

A major project to collect historical information about Martin Luther King and the social movements in which he participated. It includes audio files and lesson plans.

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14-18 year olds
Women on the Home Front in World War One

World War One provided new employment opportunities for women. This site from the BBC exams the enduring impact of the war on women's lives.

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16-18 year olds
The Ancient Olympics

Did you know the Olympics began in Ancient Greece? Here you can compare ancient and modern Olympic sports, tour ancient Olympia and read about the exploits of the first Olympic athletes.

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9-14 year olds
Active History

An array of self-contained interactive quizzes, decision making games and online activities matched to year groups for secondary school students in the UK. Worksheets and lesson notes often included. Now a subscription site.

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Partly tablet friendly

11-18 year olds
Theoi Greek Mythology

A site exploring Greek mythology and the gods in classical literature and art.

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7-14 year olds
The Presidents of the United States

Biographies from the White House.

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11-18 year olds
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