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Encyclopedia of the First World War

A comprehensive site on the Great War which includes biographies of the main personalities involved, details of the soldiers and their lives in the trenches, war statistics, the home front and much more.

Teachers, Pupils

Tablet-friendly

14-16 year olds
Imperial War Museum

A superb site. Find out about the range of free educational visits and examine the online photograph archive albums on both world wars and conflicts since 1945. There are lots of propaganda posters and find out about resources you can buy.

Teachers, Pupils, Parents

Tablet-friendly

11-18 year olds
Trenches on the Web - An Internet History of The Great War

Comprehensive reference library about World War 1. A timeline, biographies of important figures, first hand accounts, photographs and details of major battles are some of the excellent features here.

Teachers, Pupils

Tablet-friendly

11-18 year olds
Greenfield History Site

A super schools history site with essential facts for a GCSE Modern World history course which includes coursework topics, exemplar essays, revision sheets and advice for students on sourcework.

Pupils

Tablet-friendly

14-16 year olds
Scotland During the Second World War

Find out what Scotland was like during the Second World War by entering this site as an enemy spy. You have to gather information about the war at home, at school and on the street. Aimed at 10 - 12 year olds. Useful for other regions.

Pupils

Partly tablet-friendly

7-14 year olds
English Civil Wars

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

Teachers, Pupils

Tablet-friendly

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

Tablet-friendly

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

Tablet-friendly

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

Tablet-friendly

9-14 year olds
Propaganda

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

Teachers

Tablet-friendly

8-14 year olds
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