13 History Links
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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
Learn about and then design your own First World War medals, with supporting real life stories.
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
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
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
Learn more about The Romans, a civilisation that lasted for over 500 years and why it was important.
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
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.
World War Two - Dunkirk
This is the story of the incredible evacuation of 340,000 Allied troops, snatched from the jaws of defeat.
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.
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.