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English Civil Wars

Facts about the English Civil Wars, alternatively known as the Great Rebellion, from Encyclopaedia Brittanica.

Teachers, Pupils
11-16 year olds
Simon Hinds History Videos

Excellent YouTube video lessons to help you with GCSE or IGCSE modern world History exams.

Teachers, Pupils
14-18 year olds
The Women War Workers of the North West

A feature from the Imperial War Museum which focuses on some of the roles women took on in the North West of England during the Second World War.

Teachers, Pupils
11-16 year olds
Private Peaceful by Michael Morpurgo

An abridgement by the BBC of Michael Morpurgo's moving story about a soldier called Thomas "Tommo" Peaceful, who is looking back on his life from the trenches of World War 1. It underlines the senselessness of war.

Teachers, Pupils
9-14 year olds
Propaganda

These resources focus on the British propaganda campaign during the First World War.

Teachers
8-14 year olds
Living During the Second World War

An excellent web page made by a school in Scotland on everyday life during the war. It includes information on gas masks, the blackout, air raid shelters and the evacuation. The children have included family recollections.

Pupils
7-14 year olds
World War 2 BBC Videos

21 videos supporting the teaching of the Second World War through first hand accounts.

Pupils
7-11 year olds
The First World War Poetry Digital Archive

This site has over 4000 items of text, images, audio, and video for teaching, learning, and research dealing with the major poets of the period. Check out the education area which has superb resources to support learning.

Teachers, Pupils
14-18 year olds
Elmo's World Games

Have fun exploring Elmo's World where there are lots of activities for you to try. Some games are useful for learning early shapes.

Pupils
3-5 year olds
Britain Prepares for War

An excellent article on the preparation for the Second World War. Be sure to check out the documents on rationing, air raid shelters and evacuation.

Pupils
14-18 year olds
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