Digital History Resources
Some of the best History resources and websites currently available on the C2k network and online.
This resource has a range of historical objects from museums and galleries across the UK, organised by themes and historical period.
Parliament’s website contains lots of useful resources and lessons. There is an emphasis on citizenship. There are also History resources on topics such as the Magna Carta, women’s suffrage and the History of representation. This site includes the excellent Houses of History timeline.
This website has a range of lesson plans for teachers with links to relevant sources on topics such as the Great Fire of London, the English Civil War, the British Empire and immigration in medieval England.
This website has thousands of primary sources relating to key events of US History, from the revolution to the present day. Each area provides suggested teaching activities.
This page lists primary sources, lesson plans and resources available online for teaching US History. The resources are organised by era.
This is one of the most visited History educational sites, and for good reason. It has the widest selection of video clips suitable for Key Stage 3 pupils. The site covers a range of eras and geographical areas.
This website has short recap videos on a variety of topics. It started as a Mathematics and Science website, but has developed a large collection of Arts and Humanities videos, including ancient History and modern world History.
This popular website focuses on the people behind the key moments and movements in European and US History. Each biography has primary sources about the historical figure concerned.
This resource is part of the UK Parliament’s Education website It includes videos and lesson plans on the campaign for women’s suffrage in Britain in the 1900s.
This resource, from the US National Archives, contains a range of primary sources relating to the women’s movement in the US during the 1970s and the campaign for Equal Rights.
This webpage has links to educational resources and websites looking at women’s History (mostly US sources).