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National Archives Education Service

A wonderful national archives online teaching resource structured to tie in with National Curriculum from Key Stages 2 to 5 and designed for teachers. It has a range of original sources including documents, film and sound recordings.

Teachers, Pupils
7-18 year olds
Victorians - Key Figures in History

A non fiction resource on key Victorian figures such as Queen Victoria, Mary Seacole, Florence Nightingale, Charles Darwin and Ernest Shackleton. Ideal as a homework resource or for class research.

Pupils
7-11 year olds
Ancient Egypt

A masterpiece! You can find out information from the evidence itself, play the games that the Egyptians played, find out about the Ancient Egyptians through stories and artefacts. For children 7 - 13 years of age this would be our first choice!

Pupils
7-14 year olds
World War II

The BBC has put together this superb site on the Second World War which not only summarizes the events of each of the war years from 1939 to 1945, but it looks at major aspects of it such as the Battle of Britain, the Blitz, evacuation and much more.

Teachers, Pupils
11-18 year olds
BBC Higher Bitesize Revision

Higher Bitesize is a revision site especially for those students taking the Scottish higher examinations.

Pupils
16-18 year olds
Historic Figures

A brilliant BBC site featuring biographies of famous people in history.

Teachers, Pupils
11-18 year olds
Second World War 1939 - 1945

Learn about the Second World War by using animated maps and investigations containing original documents, film, photographs and audio from the National Archives.

Pupils
11-16 year olds
Heritage England Teaching Resources

Historic England offer a wide range of readymade free online learning resources for teachers. You can also search over 10,000 Educational Images, specially selected and re-captioned from their archive.

Teachers
5-18 year olds
Ancient Egyptian Art Lessons

Learn about the Ancient Egyptians through these Egyptian Art Lessons. Discover the mysteries of Egyptian art, gods, crowns, and hieroglyphics. Great downloadable printables to support Ancient Egyptians history topic.

Teachers, Pupils
9-16 year olds
Ten Facts About Ancient Egypt

Travel back in time 5,000 years to discover ten fascinating facts about the Ancient Egyptians. It includes links to further information about Egyptian gods, heiroglyphics, Tutankhamun and how to make a mummy.

Pupils
9-14 year olds
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