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History on the Net

Information is arranged in topics such as: Aztecs, World War 2, World War 1, Nazi Germany, the Romans, the Stuarts and much more. Comprehensive coverage from ancient times through the middle ages and 20th Century history.

Teachers, Pupils
7-14 year olds

A comprehensive BBC site covering the following aspects of the Victorian Era: Queen Victoria and her Prime Ministers, Political Events, Industrial Revolution, Technology and Innovation, Daily Life and Welfare and Health.

Teachers, Pupils
11-18 year olds
Saint Patrick's Journey

Find out all about Patrick the patron saint of Ireland. Explore all about his life and mission.

7-11 year olds
Teaching Remembrance

Free teaching resources are available from the British Legion designed to assist teachers to support the teaching of remembrance. There are ready to use assembly materials.

5-16 year olds
In My Footsteps

The My Footsteps project looks at local trails in Whitechapel, Limehouse and Poplar, representing personal perspectives on the historical, cultural and social changes that have occurred. Includes five lesson plans and free app.

Teachers, Pupils
11-13 year olds
First World

An excellent site covering many aspects of the First World War including the causes of the war, life in the trenches, the battles, the war in the air and propaganda.

Teachers, Pupils
14-18 year olds

A useful collection of images of toys from the Victoria and Albert museum if you are working on a topic related to toys or forces.

Teachers, Pupils
3-7 year olds
The Battle of the Somme

Discover the stories about the longest and costliest battle in British history. Find out how the Battle was planned and fought, about the experiences of the people who were involved and about the battlefields today.

Teachers, Pupils
11-16 year olds
Coal Mining and the Victorians

This feature looks at the lives of children working in coal mines in Victorian England. It includes extracts original sources which help to highlight the working conditions.

11-14 year olds
Twenty Top Titanic Facts

Interesting facts about the Titanic disaster from National Geographic Kids.

8-11 year olds
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