History Links

General

Bitesize - Historical skills

BBC History – Games and quizzes

Horrible Histories – Info and games

What There Was – Photos showing locations around the world at different times in history

Espresso – KS1 and KS2

https://www.booksfortopics.com/history

RBKC The Virtual Museum

Year 1 - Queen Victoria

BBC Bitesize – Queen Victoria

Queen Victoria Fact file

LGFL Queen Victoria

Hands On History – Victorian toys

Magic Grandad – Victorian Toys

Year 2

BBC Teach Schools Radio – History: Great Fire of London

BBC Teach Schools Radio – Music: Great Fire of London

BBC Bitesize – Samuel Pepys

Year 2 knowledge organiser

Magic Grandad episode

Great Fire of London info episode

The Great Fire of London story and game

Newsround – The Great Fire of London

Museum of London – Restored 17th century fire engine

Museum of London – Great Fire audio tour playlist part 1-8

Museum of London – Fire! Fire! Tour Part 1 – How did it begin?

London Fire Brigade - Great Fire of London fact file

National Archives – using historical sources to learn about the fire

Horrible Histories episode – The Grisly Great Fire

British Council – Beatrix Potter

Year 2 Knowledge Organiser – Beatrix Potter and Quentin Blake

5 facts you may not know about Beatrix Potter

Information video clip about Beatrix Potter

Quentin Blake fact cards

Quentin Blake’s knighthood – news video

Beatrix Potter audio books

Animated tales of Beatrix Potter – Peter Rabbit and Benjamin Bunny

Quentin Blake – Isolation Art School videos

National Trust – Beatrix Potter photos and info

Quentin Blake’s website – info, gallery, fun activities

Year 3

BBC Teach – History: Hill Forts

BBC Teach – History: The Story of Britain

BBC Teach – History: Ancient voices

BBC Bitesize – History: Prehistoric

Museum of London – Stone Age

Museum of London- Bronze Age

Museum of London – Teaching resources

English Heritage – Guide to prehistoric England

BBC Hands on History - A Day in The Life... Of A 10-Year-Old in Ancient Britain

LGFL Prehistory resource – AR app download with active worksheets, timeline, photos

BBC Teach – History: Ancient Egypt

BBC Bitesize – History: Ancient Egypt

BBC Tutankhamun in Colour

BBC Bitesize – Nile River

British Museum – Egypt fact file

Primary Homework Help – Ancient Egypt fact file

LGFL Ancient Egypt – videos, activities, planning ideas

British Museum – downloadable class resource PowerPoints – mummies, reading papyrus...

Year 4

BBC Teach Schools Radio – Music: The Anglo Saxons

BBC Drama - Sutton Hoo Treasure Ship

BBC Teach – History: The Story of Britain

BBC Bitesize – History: Anglo Saxons

BBC Bitesize – History: Scotland (settlement by Scots)

Espresso – Scotland in the Anglo-Saxon Era

Anglo-Saxons info and timelines

Scottish History timeline

British Museum Curator’s Corner – Hands on with the Sutton Hoo sword

British Museum classroom resource – Sutton Hoo intro PowerPoint

BBC Teach Schools Radio – History: The Romans

BBC Teach – History: Roman Roads

BBC Teach – History: Roman voices

BBC Bitesize - Boudicca

BBC Bitesize – Roman Empire

BBC Bitesize – Roman Britain

British Council - Boudicca

BBC Bitesize – Did the Romans conquer Scotland?

Horrible Histories Game – Romans vs Celts

DK Find Out – Speak like a Roman video

BBC Hands on History - A Day in The Life... Of A 10-Year-Old in Roman Britain

LGFL The Romans in London resource – photos, information, AR app download, timeline

BBC Teach – History: Maya civilisation

BBC Teach – History: Maya civilisation

National Geographic - Ancient Maya 101

LGFL Ancient Maya resources – photos, timeline, activities, AR app download

Year 5

BBC Teach Schools Radio – Music: The Anglo Saxons

BBC Teach Schools Radio – Music: The Vikings

BBC Teach – History: The Story of Britain

BBC Teach – History: Vikings

BBC Bitesize – History: Anglo Saxons

BBC Teach – History: Vikings

LGFL Viking Adventure British Museum resource – videos, maps, glossary, photos

British Museum – Vikings live

BBC Teach Schools Radio – History: The Victorians

BBC Teach – History: Queen Victoria

BBC Teach – History: Victorian villains

BBC Hands on History - A Day in The Life... Victorians

LGFL life of a Victorian child resource – info, photos, interactive site

Virtual Museum - RBKC Victorian workhouse

Year 6

BBC Teach Schools Radio – History: WW2

BBC Teach – History: WW2 video clips

BBC Teach – History: Children of WW2

Museum of London - Blitz

BBC Hands on History - A Day in The Life... Of A 10-Year-Old Evacuee

British Museum Curator’s Corner – Greek pots B-sides (Ajax and Achilles)

British Museum – Classroom resources (downloadable powerpoint presentations exploring artefacts)

BBC Teach Schools Radio – History Ancient Greece: Tales from Ancient Greece

BBC Teach Schools Radio – History Ancient Greece: The Trojan War

BBC Bitesize – History: Ancient Greece