Victorians History KS2. Learn about real Victorians using links to resources from The National Archive, take a look at Victorian documents.
Inside A Victorian House Images
A selection of images to use when studying the Victorians.
Life And Work Of Thomas Andrews Video
Presenter Joe Crowley leads a team of four Year Six pupils as they hunt for the real story of the man who designed Titanic – the “unsinkable” ship which sank on her maiden voyage with huge loss of life. Thomas Andrews, who came from the small town of Cumber in Northern Ireland, was the designer of the ill-fated ship the Titanic.
Victorian Family History Text
How can we find out about the life of a Victorian child using family sources? Use the links to records from The National Archive to uncover the life of William Towers and his family.
Victorian Farm Video
Historical observational documentary series following a team who live the life of Victorian farmers for a year, wearing period clothes and using only the materials that would have been available in 1885. Watch the full six hours on line.
Victorian House Interactive
Travel back in time to 1870 and help Ruby & Michael look for their missing dog Sam. Answer questions along the way.
Victorian Transport Video
An introduction to the development of transport from the bone shaker bicycle to the steam powered car and then on to the petrol car. The Victorians developed the railway network from 500 miles of track to 7,000 miles by 1850. Isambard Kingdom Brunel finished building the Great Western Railway in 1851 at a cost of £6.5 million.