Sainsbury’s Historical Archives

Sainsbury’s Historical Archives host an education area for anyone looking at local history near a Sainsbury’s branch. There is a short online audiobook telling the story of a typical day in the life of a Sainsbury’s delivery boy in 1912. The history of the Frozen food...

Guy Fawkes and the Gunpower Plot

Guy Fawkes and the Gunpower plot is just one of the historical collections on The Tower of London website. ‘Who was Guy Fawkes, the man behind the mask?’ is the title of the site. “Everyone knows how Fawkes was caught in the act, imprisoned and tortured at...

Christopher Columbus Hero and Villain

Christopher Columbus, hero and villain, is one of the key explorers who changed history. There are some fairly new resources to explore: Columbus Day, a special day in America, 12 October is sometimes called Native American day – more of a counter celebration....

Teaching Remembrance Resources

Teaching Remembrance resources are provided by the Royal British Legion website.  These educational resources are freely downloadable and provide lesson plans that are ready to use in class. “Teaching Remembrance is key to understanding how modern diverse Britain was...

Bonfire Night: What is the story behind it?

Bonfire Night: What is the story behind it? This is a great collection of child friendly resources gathered and produced by BBC Newsround. There are photographs of fireworks and a video of how to keep safe on bonfire night. There is also a video of how children and...