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William Wilberforce

A simple, illustrated story of the life and work of William Wilberforce and how he fought to stop slavery.

Pupils

Tablet-friendly

7-14 year olds
What Did Children Eat in World War 2?

A resource which demonstrates the different aspects of rationing during the Second World War and its effects on ordinary British people. It includes cross-curricular teaching ideas.

Teachers

Tablet-friendly

7-14 year olds
Iron Age Celts

A site with animated cartoon-style games and stories aimed at 7 - 11 year olds. It is about the early Celts. The fact file includes photographs of Iron Age objects. The craft centre shows you how to make Iron Age artefact lookalikes.

Teachers, Pupils, Parents

Not tablet-friendly

7-11 year olds
Object Lessons

An online display of artefacts with information from Islington Artefacts Library. Great for topics on Victorians and the Second World War. The text is difficult for Key Stage 1 children but the images are excellent.

Teachers

Partly tablet-friendly

5-11 year olds
How Toys have changed

Interactive activities where children learn about dolls, teddy bears and cars and how they have changed over the years. This could be used as a non-fiction text. The site has printable worksheets.

Teachers, Pupils

Not tablet-friendly

5-7 year olds
Indus Valley

A BBC resource which is ideal for primary history topics about the Indus Valley civilisation.

Teachers, Pupils

Tablet-friendly

7-11 year olds
Castles

The site looks at how William 1 gained control of England and Wales after the Normal invasion, the feudal system and developments in castle building.

Teachers, Pupils

Not tablet-friendly

11-14 year olds
GCSE Bitesize

All GCSE Bitesize revision guides from the BBC are featured on this site.

Pupils

Partly tablet-friendly

14-16 year olds
The Art of War

See the work of Second World War British War artists who have captured the conflict in their artwork.

Pupils

Not tablet-friendly

7-18 year olds
Picturebank

Picturebank provides images of objects from the Museum of London's collection for educational use.

Teachers, Pupils

Tablet-friendly

7-16 year olds
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