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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
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
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
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
14-16 year olds
The Reign of Richard II

This site from the BBC examines the personality of King Richard II and key events of his reign from 1377 to 1399.

Teachers, Pupils
14-18 year olds
Holocaust Encyclopedia

A superb resource for teachers and students alike for information on the Holocaust.

Teachers, Pupils
14-18 year olds
D-Day Normandy 1944 An Educators' Guide

A PDF document produced to complement the screening of the D-Day film but it can be used as a stand-alone resource. It looks at the historical context of D-Day, how WW2 influenced today's technology and has student activities.

Teachers, Pupils
14-18 year olds
Better World Detectives

Better World Detectives uses the theme of travel and holidays to engage children from 7-11 years in the role we can all play to protect the environment. Includes flexible lesson plans and a range of free multimedia resources and worksheets.

Teachers
7-11 year olds
Women on the Home Front in World War One

World War One provided new employment opportunities for women. This site from the BBC exams the enduring impact of the war on women's lives.

Teachers, Pupils
16-18 year olds
The Battle for Berlin in World War Two

This article from the BBC features interviews with survivors from both sides in this battle. It examines the events when Stalin's attempted to take Berlin ahead of the allies, an action which led to the deaths of so many Russian soldiers.

Teachers, Pupils
14-18 year olds
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