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Beside the Seaside

A set of resources which support a seaside topic. Useful for a historical or geographical work.

Pupils

Not tablet friendly

3-7 year olds
British Seaside History in Pictures

A selection of photographs, most black and white, of UK seaside resorts each with a brief historical explanation.

Teachers, Pupils

Tablet friendly

5-11 year olds
Mitchell and Kenyon

Fantastic vieo footage from 1902 including Morecombe seafront in Lancashire. Great for an historical look at the development of the seaside resort.

Teachers

Not tablet friendly

5-11 year olds
Geography Image Bank

Great copyright free images from Worcestershire LEA. Categories include: Human Geography, Physical Geography, Buildings (homes), Culture, Seaside and Transport. The photographs would be useful teaching aids on an interactive whiteboard.

Teachers, Pupils

Tablet friendly

5-16 year olds
Image Bank

Wonderful copyright free photographs from the Worceshire Local Education Authority. Categories include: Art, Design and Technology, Geography, History, Language, Mathematics and Science. The images would look good on an interactive whiteboard.

Teachers, Pupils

Tablet friendly

5-16 year olds
The Adventures of Steven Seagull

You can read about Steven Seagull's visit to the seaside, see some of the things he saw when he was there and hear some of the sounds he heard. Teachers can use this as a fiction text for literacy hour or in connection with a seaside theme in geography.

Pupils

Not tablet friendly

5-7 year olds
Heritage Explorer

Teaching activities provide a selected image supported by a teaching idea and associated worksheets, notes or whiteboard downloads. They ask a Key Question targeted at specific National Curriculum related historical topics.

Teachers

Partly tablet friendly

5-18 year olds
Learn and Explore the Deepest Oceans

A novel resource which would fit in well with a seaside or oceans topic. Children can find out fascinating facts about amazing sea creatures.

Pupils

Not tablet friendly

8-11 year olds
Victorians

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

Tablet friendly

11-18 year olds
Rivers and Coasts

A wonderful site from the BBC which has animated explanations about rivers and coastlines. You can see how their features are formed and how people are affected by them.

Teachers, Pupils, Parents

Tablet friendly

7-14 year olds