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History of Transport – Manchester

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History of TransportThe history of transport is a very common study for many KS2 history lessons. The video below is a really useful resource about the development of the transport system in Manchester; not local but covering absolutely everything in a timeline, discussed as it goes along, with photographs to support the narration.

It starts with the horse and cart, moved on to canals, buses, trains, trams and cars. It notes key ...

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Anglo-Saxon History

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Anglo-Saxon HistoryAnglo-Saxon history is a very important part of the Invaders and Settlers topic. BBC Bitesize have developed a section for teaching the Anglo-Saxons history. It comprises of eight learner guides and eight class clips; all the learner guides are created with the typical informative BBC cartoon style video overview, followed by informative sections written for the young.

The eight ...

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Prehistoric Britain

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Prehistoric BritainPrehistoric Britain – The Stone Age, Iron Age and Bronze age – make up an important part in the development of Britain; however, so far, we have not provided any collections of links on this blog. It will be added to the 123Hub in April so now is a good time to look at a few ...

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Prehistoric Britain Resources

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Prehistoric BritainPrehistoric Britain Resources is a set of web links to some really useful sites based on the very early history of Britain.

Mr Donn has a site covering the archaeology of the Stone Age, the Bronze Age, and the Iron Age. This site covers an area much wider than Britain but has lots of useful information about the ages. There ...

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Historical Toys

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Historical Toys can be a great project – especially for KS1 – where children will be able to ask parents and grandparents about their toys and learn from first-hand experience, before starting to look back further. Many people will still have some old, favourite toys to show and maybe even lend to school to make a display.

The BBC has several historical toys videos ...

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