The General History section includes a Chronology area which helps children of Key Stage 1 age to learn about the passing of time using activities such as an interactive timeline of illnesses over the years and an interactive food timeline to help children learn about what people ate throughout history.
Children are able to find out about ‘Ourselves and our Families´ through interactive activities about growing up in different eras and the differences in clothing throughout history.
They are also able to look at The Way of Life in Britain by examining all aspects of history such as toys, transport, houses, clothing and the ways in which each of these has changed over the years.
The Famous Men and Women area helps children at Key Stage 1 to learn about famous explorers such as Christopher Columbus and Marco Polo; famous writers including Roald Dahl and Shakespeare; artists such as Van Gogh and other famous inventors, scientists, rulers and heroes who have all made a significant impact throughout history.
Children are also introduced to some important Past Events including The Great Fire of London and The Gunpowder Plot and are able to learn about the significance and history of Remembrance Day.
Ancient Clothing - The history of costume 1861-1880.
Birthdays - Interactive activity to decide whos birthday cake is whos.
Building Order - Online activity to place the different homes in the correct order of age.
Genealogy - The BBCs genealogy site.
Growing Up - Interactive activity about growing up
Growing Up - Online activities about our own timeline
Main Street - Online activity about a street full of houses.