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History Lines

Background history of the UK written for children from the Stone Age right through to the present day.

Pupils

Tablet-friendly

7-11 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

Tablet-friendly

7-14 year olds
World War 2 BBC Videos

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

Pupils

Tablet-friendly

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

Tablet-friendly

14-18 year olds
The National Archive - Focus on Film

View twentieth century film clips ranging from life in Britain to the conflict in Vietnam. They include lots of clips from both world wars and the Cold War.

Teachers, Pupils

Partly tablet-friendly

7-18 year olds
Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery for Kids

Worth a look if you are needing information on the Ancient Egyptians, Ancient Greeks, the Romans, Victorians or World War 2.

Pupils

Not tablet-friendly

5-11 year olds
First World War.com

An excellent site covering many aspects of the First World War including the causes of the war, life in the trenches, the battles, the war in the air and propaganda.

Teachers, Pupils

Tablet-friendly

14-18 year olds
Home Sweet Home Front

The Home Sweet Home Front website tells the story of life on the British home front during World War Two. Illustrated with posters and photographs.

Teachers, Pupils

Tablet-friendly

7-14 year olds
Virtual Tours

You will need a free VRML viewer to enjoy these reconstructions of the past from the BBC, but you can find how to get one here. See Virtual Reality scenes of London Bridge, a Viking Farm House, Housesteads Farm on Hadrian's Wall and a World War 1 trench.

Teachers, Pupils

Not tablet-friendly

7-14 year olds
The Coventry Blitz

A web page which describes how the old city of Coventry was destroyed during the Second World War.

Teachers, Pupils

Tablet-friendly

14-16 year olds
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