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What was it like in Roman Britain?

Find out what it was like in Roman Britain and what customs the Romans brought with them. It covers family life and there is an interactive villa to explore.

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7-11 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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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.

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7-11 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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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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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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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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16-18 year olds
Historic Figures

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

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11-18 year olds
World War II

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

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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.

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5-18 year olds
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