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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.

Teachers, Pupils

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.

Teachers, Pupils

Tablet-friendly

11-16 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
The Mary Rose Learning Resources

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

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
Hidden Lives

An archive of amazing documents and photographs where you can find out what it was like to be really poor in Victorian and Edwardian times. Target age range 10 to 15 years.

Teachers, Pupils

Tablet-friendly

7-14 year olds
Mitchell and Kenyon

Fantastic vieo footage from 1902 including Morecombe seafront in Lancashire. Great for an historical look at the development of the seaside resort.

Teachers

Not tablet-friendly

5-11 year olds
Build a Roman Fort

Where does a Roman Army live? Here you can build a virtual Roman fort and find out about the everyday objects that Roman soldiers used.

Pupils

Not tablet-friendly

7-11 year olds
Dress a Roman Soldier

Dress a Roman soldier to find out what kind of armour they wore in this drag and drop activity. Learn the difference between a Legionary and Auxiliary soldier.

Pupils

Not tablet-friendly

7-11 year olds
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