13 History Links

(Click the resource image to open the link)
Great Fire Of London

Great Fire Of London

A "History in Numbers" website which gives an overview of the history of the fire presented in a primarily numerical form (the idea being to compliment long-form sites such as Wikipedia by giving a quick overview, and in a different format).

World War One Medals

World War One Medals

Learn about and then design your own First World War medals, with supporting real life stories.

World War One Aviation

World War One Aviation

An interactive activity from Leeds Museums and Galleries showing aircraft designs and missions from the First World War.

Dickens' London Map

Dickens' London Map

Take a look at a London map from Dickens' time. Click on a location to find out what connects it to Dickens.

Survive Dickens' London

Survive Dickens' London

Dodge through Victorian London, avoiding the gangs and villains and trials and tribulations of Dickensian London in order to seek out Charles Dickens in his chalet hideaway in Rochester. You'll face tasks and choices - you might have to pick pockets for Fagin, or rob bodies for Gaffer Hexham.

Know the Romans

Know the Romans

Learn more about The Romans, a civilisation that lasted for over 500 years and why it was important.

English Heritage

English Heritage

Free entry to over 400 English Heritage sites for learning groups and Teachers' Weekend 7 and 8 May (free entry for UK teachers and their own children who pre-book).

Fire of London

Fire of London

The website and the interactive story that it contains is designed to be used by either the whole class on an interactive whiteboard or by pupils at individual computers.

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World War Two - Dunkirk

This is the story of the incredible evacuation of 340,000 Allied troops, snatched from the jaws of defeat.

evacuees

World War Two - Evacuees

While bombs rained down on British cities, the courage of many children was tested by an entirely different experience - evacuation to the countryside and separation from the family and friends who stayed behind.

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Viking Settlement

Welcome to Snayfwickby ... click on the picture and we'll tell you all about it.

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Viking Re-enactments

Here are some images from 'The Vikings' taken at some of the many events we perform each year.

Scotland in 1941

Scotland in 1941

BBC Scotland Education's Around Scotland website looking at Scotland during the time of the Second World War. It is aimed at 10-12 year olds. This site aims to provide an interesting arena for investigation, evidence gathering and assessment for pupils whilst encouraging them to role-play as enemy spies.