The VICTORIANS

Interesting websites to help you discover more

 
 

An excellent site covering a wide range of themes - including "A day in the life" of a Victorian family.  A great selection of interactive games and puzzles.

 

No pictures but lots of useful information that is easy to understand - and with some excellent links.

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Find out about work, school and play for children in Victorian Britain.

Interactive games and well presented information with original source materials (useful for older or more able students).

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Go back in time with Josie and Gleep the alien - to find out about houses in Victorian times.

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An interactive site that shows housing conditions and the rise of factories.

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This Channel 4 website includes an interactive time-line - plus features on schools, toys, Lord Shaftesbury and Dr. Barnado. Spot what's out of place as you walk through a Victorian street - and click on it to send it back down the time-tunnel. There's lots to explore on this site by Snaith Primary School. Nettlesworth Primary School site - gives clear explanations alongside neat illustrations. Visit a Sainsbury shop from 100 years ago.
 

  

  Pictures of Victorian children with comments to make you think. Everything you need to know - good and bad - about Victorian workhouses. Information about Queen Victoria and some Victorian inventions  
 

Useful links for teachers onthe BBC's "Children in Victorian Britain" webpage.

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THESE TWO SITES ARE ONLY INTERESTING IF YOU ARE A TEACHER

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A detective explorer game "Secrets of the Empire" for older students - based on TV programme.

 

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