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UK Parliament Education Service

Find out what happens in Parliament on this UK Parliament's education website for young people.

Teachers

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11-16 year olds
Guy Fawkes and Bonfire Night

Read about the Gunpowder Plot, the conspirators and traditions of Bonfire Night.

Teachers, Pupils

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11-16 year olds
Thinking History

Lots of ideas for an active learning approach to teaching history. Activities include role play, hot seating and physical diagrams.

Teachers

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11-16 year olds
Culloden

Free resources for teachers from National Trust Scotland. Resources feature the slave trade, the Wars of Independence, Jacobites, Georgians, Victorians, Mary Queen of Scots and more.

Teachers, Pupils

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11-18 year olds
Mesopotamia

This site from the British Museum is divided into ten chapters relevant to the civilisations of Mesopotamia: Sumeria, Babylonia and Assyria. Written for upper key stage 2 children, this excellent site has information, teaching ideas and worksheets.

Teachers, Pupils

Tablet friendly

7-11 year olds
Florence Nightingale Museum

This site has details of how you can visit this museum in London.

Teachers

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9-14 year olds
Admiral Lord Nelson's Home Page

This site is written as though it is Lord Nelson's site. He tells of his life, ships, battles and his family.

Teachers, Pupils

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11-16 year olds
A Gallery of Roman Mosaics

View some examples of Roman mosaics and take the fly-through tour of a 14 room Roman Villa which housed many of them. The text is rather small for primary-aged pupils, but the images and virtual tour are worth a visit.

Teachers, Pupils

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7-16 year olds
HMS Victory

The official HMS Victory site where you can find out all aspects of this great ship and also useful information about planning a visit to see her.

Teachers, Pupils

Tablet friendly

14-18 year olds
Jorvik Viking Centre - York

Includes what the Jorvik Viking Centre has to offer, together with background information on the archaeological dig which took place on the site. Linked to York's Archaeological Resource Centre, which has a range of academic support items.

Teachers, Parents

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7-14 year olds
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