History Resources

History Resource Files
Disc Book

Packed with creative and cross-curricular lessons, historical images and lively activities, our History Resource Files provide everything you need for an exciting history curriculum.

This comprehensive package comprises:

  • a ringbound Resource File full of primary history lesson plans, medium-term plans with cross-curricular links and photocopiable activity sheets that will save you hours of preparation time;
  • a CD featuring an electronic flipbook with a wide variety of illustrations, maps and photographs of historical artefacts that link to the lessons in the file, perfect for starting a discussion and ideal for a whiteboard;
  • a large-format flipbook featuring the images from the CD, perfect for whole-class teaching and display.

The medium-term plans give an overview of the forthcoming lessons, their learning objectives and outcomes, plus cross-curricular activities.

Each primary history lesson plan caters for a mixed-ability class and takes into consideration management of time and resources. 

There are background notes for the teacher, and resource sheets which provide more information on the specific topics and enable teachers to feel more confident when delivering the lesson. 

Individual lesson plans include:  

  • key historical vocabulary;
  • ICT and cross-curricular links;
  • opportunities for differentiation and assessment;
  • advance preparation.

History Resource Files


Foundation Stage

  • Ourselves
  • Seasons
  • Day and night
  • Celebrations
  • Homes
  • People who help us
  • Clothing
  • Transport
  • School
  • Journeys
  • Shopping
  • The beach


Key Stage 1 For our second edition KS1 Teaching Resource File click here

Key Stage 2 (Years 3 & 4)

  • Why have people invaded and settled in Britain in the past?
  • A Roman case study
  • Why have people invaded and settled in Britain in the past?
  • An Anglo-Saxon case study
  • Why have people invaded and settled in Britain in the past?
  • A Viking case study
  • Why did Henry VIII marry six times?
  • What were the differences between the lives of rich and poor people in Tudor times?
  • What was it like for children in the Second World War?
  • What can we find out about ancient Egypt from what has survived?
  • What was it like to live here in the past?


Key Stage 2 (Years 5 & 6)

  • What was it like for children living in Victorian Britain?
  • How did life change in our locality in Victorian times?
  • How has life in Britain changed since 1948?
  • Who were the ancient Greeks?
  • How do we use ancient Greek ideas today?
  • How can we find out about the Indus Valley civilization?
  • What were the effects of Tudor exploration?
  • What can we learn about recent history from studying the life of a famous person?









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