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A Step Back in Time

See what happens when Josie and Gleep the alien travel back in time to Victorian times. How many differences to today can you find?

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Not tablet-friendly

6-7 year olds
History and Stories

Discover interesting facts about Henry VIII and find out why he was so feared. Learn about his six wives and also about Queen Victoria and her empire.

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Partly tablet-friendly

7-11 year olds
Simon Hinds History Videos

Excellent YouTube video lessons to help you with GCSE or IGCSE modern world History exams.

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Tablet-friendly

14-18 year olds
The Norman Conquest

A clear account of the Norman Conquest from BBC Bitesize including the background of the rival claims to the British throne.

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Tablet-friendly

11-13 year olds
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.

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Tablet-friendly

7-18 year olds
Scotland During the Second World War

Find out what Scotland was like during the Second World War by entering this site as an enemy spy. You have to gather information about the war at home, at school and on the street. Aimed at 10 - 12 year olds. Useful for other regions.

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Partly tablet-friendly

7-14 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!

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Partly tablet-friendly

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.

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Tablet-friendly

11-18 year olds
BBC Higher Bitesize Revision

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

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Tablet-friendly

16-18 year olds
Historic Figures

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

Teachers, Pupils

Tablet-friendly

11-18 year olds
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