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Tudors and Stuarts

A website covering the history of the Tudors and Stuarts. Here you will find information on all the kings and queens, important people and events, links to other resources, books, pictures, and more.

Pupils
11-16 year olds
World War 1 Facts for Kids

Nat Geo Kids travels back in time to find out more about a conflict that rocked the world. Discover facts about the first World War.

Pupils
7-11 year olds
Florence Nightingale

A wonderful animated, narrated story about Florence Nightingale.

Teachers, Pupils
6-8 year olds
Private Peaceful by Michael Morpurgo

An abridgement by the BBC of Michael Morpurgo's moving story about a soldier called Thomas "Tommo" Peaceful, who is looking back on his life from the trenches of World War 1. It underlines the senselessness of war.

Teachers, Pupils
9-14 year olds
Amazing Crazes

Oxford Open Learning looks back in time as far as 1949 at many of the toys and crazes that children have enjoyed over the years such as hoola hoops, trolls, marbles and more.

Pupils
7-11 year olds
HMB Endeavour

Take a virtual reality tour of the HMB Endeavour, the Australian-built replica of Captain James Cook’s HMS Endeavour from the 1700s! Explore the upper and lower decks, the features of the ship, and the living quarters of the crew on board.

Pupils
7-14 year olds
Mary Queen of Scots for Kids

A good account of the life of Mary, Queen of Scots with lots of excellent images.

Pupils
9-14 year olds
Undercover Time Explorer

Go back in time to help prepare a feast of food and drink for Henry VIII in his Tudor kitchens at Hampton Court palace. Don't make the wrong choices or you could lose your job as a servant to the king.

Pupils
7-11 year olds
Story Shuffle

Unscramble the historical stories and find out when in history they took place. They feature the relationship between Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn, the Gunpowder Plot, a plot to steal the Crown jewels and the legend of the ravens at the Tower of London.

Pupils
8-11 year olds
Encyclopedia of the First World War

A comprehensive site on the Great War which includes biographies of the main personalities involved, details of the soldiers and their lives in the trenches, war statistics, the home front and much more.

Teachers, Pupils
14-16 year olds
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