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History Lines

Background history of the UK written for children from the Stone Age right through to the present day.

Pupils
7-11 year olds
Our First World War Guardians

Create your own World War 1 medal and read the stories of six men who were awarded medals in the conflict. Not too wordy.

Pupils
7-14 year olds
Tudor Clothing from Tudor Paintings

Examine Tudor paintings closely to gain an insight into Tudor life and costume.

Pupils
9-14 year olds
Cool Antarctica

Simply the best website about Antarctica that we know of. It has stacks of free to use pictures and is bursting with facts about Antarctica and its animals. It also includes the history of exploration, the climate and environmental issues.

Pupils
11-14 year olds
Everyday Life in Roman Times

A straightforward site where you can find out about most aspects of Roman Life such as Roman Towns, entertainment, food, work, slaves, schooling, clothes, toys, buildings and more.

Pupils
7-11 year olds
A Day in Pompeii

A stunning stereoscopic re-creation of the eruption of Mt. Vesuvius over a period of 24 hours. It gives the story of what happened in Pompeii, transporting the viewer in time and space.

Pupils
9-14 year olds
Ancient Greece - The Argo Odyssey

Argo the dog is missing! He was last spotted at the Olympics. Can you find Argo? There are lots of mini-games and puzzles about life in Ancient Greece.

Pupils
7-11 year olds
History Trails - Victorian Britain

Follow the history trail which includes games to find out about life in Victorian times. This site from the BBC has information on the industrial revolution, social conditions, occupations and Victorian women.

Teachers, Pupils
11-16 year olds
World War One

A comprehensive collection of articles from the BBC on the Great War. It includes transcripts of newspaper articles from the time. A fantastic resource.

Teachers, Pupils
11-16 year olds
Life on Board the Mary Rose

The fascinating story of the Mary Rose spans almost 500 years. Here you can find out about life on board the ship.

Teachers, Pupils
10-11 year olds
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