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Medieval Siege

Find out about life in a castle in the Middle Ages and the weapons that were used in warfare at this time. You can even build your own virtual trebuchet and fire sandstone balls at a castle wall.

Teachers, Pupils
11-16 year olds
The Story of the Tower of London

This site is about the history and legends surrounding the Tower of London.

Teachers, Pupils
9-16 year olds

A well designed site with downloadable worksheets, online quizzes and categorised internet links for secondary school history pupils and teachers. 1000 free worksheets. Also premium subscription membership.

Teachers, Pupils
11-16 year olds
Learning Through Play in Key Stage 1

A document which clarifies the value of learning through play in Key Stage 1 and provides ideas for teachers. There are sample topic plans on Pirates, Mini-Beasts, Castles, Houses and Homes and Space.

5-7 year olds
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