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History Primary Resources

Our primary resources for History are great for helping your pupils take a trip through time. Discover dinosaur fossils, analyse ancient civilisations or explore Ancient Egyptian artifacts with our curriculum-aligned resources.

Our History resources have been carefully divided into relevant sections that work to the KS1 and KS2 National Curriculum and Scottish Curriculum for Excellence guidelines, making them easy to use in lesson plans.

Spanning significant historical events, as well as people and places of local and global significance, National Geographic Kids have it covered. We have resources to help your pupils take a leap into the lives of the Romans, Ancient Greeks and Anglo-Saxons, not to mention key world history resources for pupils to examine and evaluate.

POPULAR HISTORY RESOURCES

Woolly mammoth primary resource

Learn about the prehistoric woolly mammoth and how scientists are looking to bring them back!

Martin Luther King JR. primary resource

Learn about Martin Luther King JR. and his role in the Civil Rights Movement
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Rosa Parks primary resource

Discover the legacy of the Civil Rights campaigner
  • QUIZ

    Who is the longest-reigning British monarch?

Roald Dahl: English primary resource

Discover interesting facts about the children’s author

Mayan civilisation primary resource

Learn how the Maya excelled at architecture, agriculture, written language and mathematics

Ada Lovelace primary resource

Discover interesting facts about the ‘computer programmer’ who was ahead of her time…

Ancient Egypt facts primary resource

Discover seven cool facts about Ancient Egyptian life

Aztec civilization primary resource

Learn about how the Aztecs excelled at farming and agriculture, and what made them such good warriors

Romans primary resource

Discover the secrets of the Roman Empire and life in Ancient Rome

Shakespeare: English primary resource

Discover interesting facts about William Shakespeare

ALL HISTORY RESOURCES

Ancient Egyptians primary resource

Discover some of the Ancient Egyptians’ greatest achievements

Meet the Vikings primary resource

Learn all about the legendary warriors and their way of life

Romans primary resource

Discover the secrets of the Roman Empire and life in Ancient Rome

Ancient Greeks primary resource

Learn about life under Ancient Greek rule in this fun comic strip

First World War primary resource

Explore events from the First World War at home and abroad

Greek Mythology Primary Resource

Learn about the gods, goddesses, monsters and heroes of Ancient Greece

Roald Dahl: English primary resource

Discover interesting facts about the children’s author

Anglo Saxons primary resource

Explore the secrets that artifacts reveal about the Anglo Saxons

Imperial China primary resource

Discover the symbols, architecture and beliefs inspired by the different dynasties of Imperial China

Second World War Primary resource

Discover how WWII changed society in Britain at the time

Mayan civilisation primary resource

Learn how the Maya excelled at architecture, agriculture, written language and mathematics

War Horses: WWI primary resource

Discover more about how these animal heroes helped soldiers in World War I

The Tudors primary resource

Explore the influence of the monarchy during Tudor times, from Henry VIII to Elizabeth I

Ancient Egypt: Pyramids primary resource

Learn about the famous tombs and how they were designed (both inside and out)

Pablo Picasso: Art primary resource

Explore the life and works of artist Pablo Picasso

Martin Luther King JR. primary resource

Learn about Martin Luther King JR. and his role in the Civil Rights Movement

Lost city of Pompeii primary resource

Discover what happened when Mount Vesuvius erupted

First World War Comic

Learn about the war effort at home and abroad and how it changed British society

Shakespeare: English primary resource

Discover interesting facts about William Shakespeare

Aztec civilization primary resource

Learn about how the Aztecs excelled at farming and agriculture, and what made them such good warriors

Ancient Egyptian life primary resource

Discover the customs and beliefs of the Ancient Egyptians

Guy Fawkes primary resource

Discover more about the failed Gunpowder Plot on the Houses of Parliament in 1605

Neil Armstrong primary resource

Discover who Neil Armstrong was and how he became the first man to step foot on the Moon

Stonehenge: Stone Age primary resource

Discover the secrets of Stonehenge and its Stone Age ceremonies

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