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Roman Empire

Six learner guides and twenty-nine class clip videos on the Roman Empire from the BBC.

Teachers, Pupils
7-11 year olds
What was it like in Roman Britain?

Find out what it was like in Roman Britain and what customs the Romans brought with them. It covers family life and there is an interactive villa to explore.

Pupils
7-11 year olds
Everyday Life in Roman Times

A straightforward site where you can find out about most aspects of Roman Life such as Roman Towns, entertainment, food, work, slaves, schooling, clothes, toys, buildings and more.

Pupils
7-11 year olds
Romans

Why did the Romans invade Britain and what did the Romans do for us? These are two of the questions that are considered here. It also looks at life for women in Roman Britain and there is an audio drama of the Boudiccan Rebellion.

Teachers, Pupils
14-18 year olds
The Romans

An American site on the Romans. Well laid out with information on a wide range of aspects of Roman life such as the slave system, trade, villas, diet, farming, emperors, entertainment and much more.

Teachers, Pupils
11-16 year olds
Roman Bath

Find out how the Romans enjoyed their baths. You can read how a replica Roman bath was built using original materials as far as possible. See if you can construct a working aqueduct online and the site also features Roman recipes.

Teachers, Pupils
11-16 year olds
How to Speak Like an Ancient Roman

A short video from the excellent DK Findout children's encyclopaedia which has some latin words which were used by the Romans. This is ideal as part of a topic on Romans.

Pupils
6-11 year olds
The Roman Baths - Children's Pages

Discover the history of the Roman Baths and what life was like thousands of years ago. Play games, read stories and explore the world of Aquae Sulis! Virtual visits for school are available during lockdown.

Teachers, Pupils
11-14 year olds
BMAG for Kids

The Birmingham Museum site for kids has child-friendly interactive information and activities on Ancient Egypt, Ancient Greece, the Roman Empire, the Victorians and World War 2. Each era has an interactive timeline.

Pupils
7-11 year olds
The Roman Empire in the First Century

Meet the Emperors, poets and historians of Rome and learn about life in the first century. There is information on family structure and weddings, as well as details of the different classes of citizens such as senators, partricians and slaves.

Teachers, Pupils
11-16 year olds
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