Interactive Resources

Summary: 
An area of activities, images and information for pupils.

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Welcome to this area of activities, images and information for pupils.

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Parham House, South side

Parham House – welcome to Parham House, Sussex! This country house was built almost 400 years ago. Have a go at exploring this picture of the south side of the house and see what you can find.

UK Curriculum: Key Stage 1, Key Stage 2

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Classical Architecture – The front of this 18th century house in Burford, Oxfordshire, was designed in the classical style, which is based on the architecture used by the Ancient Greeks and Romans. The style was fashionable when the house was built.

UK Curriculum: Key Stage 2

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Victorian and Modern Papermaking – compare Victorian and modern paper mills with this fun animation and quiz.

UK Curriculum: Key Stage 2

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Victorian House – this house belonged to a man called Thomas Hamilton. He was a builder who lived in Henley (Oxfordshire) during Victorian times; he built many of the houses on Queen Street. This building has many typical features of a Victorian house.

UK Curriculum: Key Stage 2

Interactive - Bristol Diversity Trail

Bristol Diversity Trail – an interactive map, with photographs and activities, to explore this multiethnic city. Click each circle to learn about the historical locations.

UK Curriculum: Key Stage 2, Key Stage 3

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Coppicing – this is one of the oldest forms of forestry. It involves cutting a tree down to a stump and regularly harvesting the new stems that grow; these have a variety of uses from buildings to brooms.

UK Curriculum: Key Stage 2, Key Stage 3

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Inside a Medieval Church – The Church of St Nonna in Altarnum, north Cornwall, was built soon after the Norman Conquest. The interior was made much larger in the 15th century by adding two aisles.

UK Curriculum: Key Stage 2, Key Stage 3

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Bristol, European Immigration (Medieval) – in the medieval period, foreigners were known as aliens. In Bristol in 1440-1, the Alien Subsidy Tax list shows that around 8% of Bristol's population of 10,000 were born outside England.

UK Curriculum: Key Stage 3

Elizabeth I's Coat of Arms

Elizabeth I's Coat of Arms – Queen Elizabeth I's coat of arms can be found on the wall of Parham's Great Hall. Take a look around this image to find out what the different parts mean.

UK Curriculum: Key Stage 3