History Learning Journey
History Learning Journey
History and Westgate Primary School
History Policy to Download
Curriculum Map Overview
History Long Term Plan
Six Powerful Knowledge Concepts
History Golden Topic Threads
History Assessment Statements by Year Group
History Assessment Milestones
History Assessment Sheet Example
History Key Vocabulary List
- The BBC website has many links to videos, games and information a range of historical periods
- Try Teaching History with 100 Objects for some great ideas for using artefacts to teach history
- A landing page offering links to a host of Tudor games and activities
- A more wordy site, but interesting information about society and life.
- The Tudors using ICT from Teachers' TV
- Guide to resources for teaching and learning about Ancient Greece provided by the HA
- Factual site - very pupil friendly.
- A factual site, simplified for children
- Greek myths for children, with frame to write their own.
- A site giving advice and examples of lessons on Ancient Greece that have been rated as outstanding by Ofsted. Some are freely available, other resources are for members of this site only.
- Teaching famous people at KS1 - HA provided
- Florence Nightingale through drama from Teachers' TV
- The Florence Nightingale Museum. They have artefacts online.
World War II
- Links to great new interactive site by award winning film maker Laurence Rees - WW2History.com. However, you need to be a member of the site to get the full benefit. Reductions are on offer to HA members.
- What it was like to be a child in World War II from the BBC
- Factual children friendly site
- Teaching resources and interactive site.
- Factual site for children
- Primary school site with simple facts designed for children
- List of fun sites for pupils on Ancient Egypt
- Escape from the mummy's tomb interactive game offered by National Museums Liverpool
Black History Month - Nelson Mandela (Year 1) and Mary Seacole (Year 2) History Topics
Taking Learning Beyond the Classroom
One child was very keen to research the Indus Valley having seen it on a timeline in the classroom. Here is Louie's factfile.
The Viking Ship Museum
The photographs on this page were taken by Mr. Watson at the Viking Ship Museum in Oslo. The museum houses three Viking era burial ships that were found as part of archaeological finds from Tune, Gokstad, Oseberg and the Borre mound cemetery. The photographs show the size of the ships, the detailed carving and oar holes and the rudders.The pictures are designed to help children with their studies on transport in Year 2 and when studying the Vikings in Year 6.