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Holnet - History of London 1939 - 1945

HOLNET looks at what London was like the the Second World War and how Londoners coped. It has 4 sections: Air Raids, Daily Life, Children at War and Shelters

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Tablet friendly

7-11 year olds
History Lines

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

Pupils

Tablet friendly

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

Tablet friendly

7-14 year olds
Tudor Exploration

An interactive exhibit on the Tudor period. There is a timeline of the Tudor monarchs and you can find out about discoveries and developments of the time. There is a good section on Tudor ships.

Pupils

Not tablet friendly

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.

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Partly tablet friendly

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.

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Tablet friendly

11-16 year olds
West Mucking - Anglo-Saxon Village

Look round an Anglo-Saxon Village and find out about the way of life of the villagers. Then come back to the present day and search for things they may have left behind using such things as a metal detector. An exciting way to learn about Anglo-Saxons.

Pupils

Not tablet friendly

7-11 year olds
Ancient Civilizations

This site from the British Museum has information on ancient civilizations and is organised in themes; cities, technology, trade, writing, buildings and religion. It includes photographs, diagrams, a Mesopotamian creation story and a game.

Pupils

Not tablet friendly

11-16 year olds
Discover the Mary Rose and her Artefacts

The fascinating story of the Mary Rose spans almost 500 years. Here you can find out more about the ship, her crew and the thousands of artefacts that have been recovered from the wreck site.

Teachers, Pupils

Not tablet friendly

7-11 year olds
Freepedia

Freepedia is a series of free encyclopaedia. It currently specialises in history and is a mirror site of the comprehensive Spartacus Educational history website. Definitely worth a look!

Teachers, Pupils

Tablet friendly

14-18 year olds
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