History Sites

Heritage Explorer from English Heritage                 Scottish History Weblinks >>>>>

Link to the Heritage Explorer websiteThis website contains wealth of ideas on the theme of English Heritage. It includes a database of over 9,000 images and find curriculum related resources, for all key stages, to use or adapt for use with pupils.

All of of their images are copyright cleared and free to use for educational purposes.  They can be copied or saved.  It also includes use as part of community history projects and resources, provided these are of a non-profit making nature and not for commercial gain. More information

BBC History Website
BBC History websiteLinks to ancient history, family history, history for kids, historic figures, A-Z index of contents.

Documentaries, programme links, History in the news via BBC News links, 20th century key battles etc…

History Pin

Link to the History Pin WebsitePin your history to the world 105,728 photos, videos, audio clips and stories pinned so far
You can compare photos from then and now.

Click here to see the example in from Fochabers here. Click on the 1913 picture on the right.  Move the slider up and down and  fade from one photo to the other.

Scotland’s History BBC Website   

British Cartoon Archive

Link to the British Cartoon Archive

The British Cartoon Archive is located in Canterbury at the University of Kent’s Templeman Library. It has a library, archive, and exhibition gallery, and is dedicated to the history of British cartooning over the last two hundred years. The BCA holds the artwork for more than 150,000 British editorial, socio-political, and pocket cartoons, supported by large collections of comic strips, newspaper cuttings, books and magazines. The collection of artwork dates back to 1904 and includes work by W.K. Haselden, Will Dyson, Sidney Strube, David Low,Vicky, Emmwood, Michael Cummings, Ralph Steadman, Mel Calman, Nicholas Garland, Chris Riddell, Carl Giles, Martin Rowson, and Steve Bell, amongst many others.