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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
11-18 year olds
History Trails - Victorian Britain

Follow the history trail which includes games to find out about life in Victorian times. This site from the BBC has information on the industrial revolution, social conditions, occupations and Victorian women.

Teachers, Pupils
11-16 year olds
Victorian Crime and Punishment

This website is about Crime and Punishment in the UK in the 19th Century. There is a prisoner database with real prisoner records and case studies for a more in-depth view of the crimes and trials of some of the inmates.

Pupils
7-16 year olds
The Victorian Period

Basic information about daily life in Victorian England and Wales. The site has outline details of Victorian personalities such as Queen Victoria, George Stephenson, Gladstone and Disraeli.

Teachers, Pupils
11-14 year olds
Victorians - Key Figures in History

A non fiction resource on key Victorian figures such as Queen Victoria, Mary Seacole, Florence Nightingale, Charles Darwin and Ernest Shackleton. Ideal as a homework resource or for class research.

Pupils
7-11 year olds
Life Stages

A life stages activity, with audio, where children need to drag and drop various of images into the correct positions on the relevant life stages. It includes life stages of a butterfly, chicken, flower, frog, human and a tree.

Pupils
6-8 year olds
Victorian Britain

A feature from the Public Record office which looks at life in Victorian Britain. The information is illustrated with original documents from the time. It has activities for students based on these sources.

Teachers, Pupils
11-14 year olds
The Victorians

A comprehensive radio broadcasts about the Victorians from the BBC which includes information on the lives of Victorian children, the railways, key events and key people from the era.

Teachers
7-11 year olds
Butterfly Life Cycle

A series of pages about butterflies with stunning narrated videos of each stage of the butterfly life cycle.

Teachers
5-16 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
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