Learning Resources

The Birdbox Project

SEGfL's own long-running Birdbox Project is taking a well earned rest for the 2017 season.

Published by: SEGFL
Viking Adventures

This resources looks at the Viking and Anglo-Saxon struggle for the Kingdom of England and shows curators handling Viking artefacts in the British Museum vaults.

Published by: LGfL
Victorian Crime & Punishment

Learn about crime and punishment in 19th century UK, with a searchable database of actual prisoner records. Includes case studies for an in-depth view of the crimes and trials of some of the inmates.

Published by: LGfL
Search and Rescue

These lesson materials are based on real-life challenges faced daily by HM Coastguard and lend themselves particularly well to the renewed curriculum focus on problem-solving in Mathematics.

Published by: LGfL
History Lines

Organised into the major periods of British history, with themes relating to political, military, social, economic and cultural history, this resource aims to help students understand everyday lives.

Published by: LGfL
History Cookbook

This resource looks at the food of the past and how this influenced the health of the people living in each time period. It includes a wide range of historical recipes.

Published by: LGfL
Developing British Values

This resource aims to promote fundamental British Values as part of SMSC in schools.

Published by: LGfL
Documenting the Holocaust

This resource offers an insight into the ways in which we can use archived documents to develop our understanding of the Holocaust and modern-day genocides.

Published by: LGfL
Image Bank

An expanding collection of high-resolution images, checked for appropriateness for use in an educational context. Users must adhere to the licensing terms of use by teachers and learners.

Published by: LGfL
Counter Extremism

Video resource with leading experts to provide information, insights and advice.

Published by: LGfL
Risks and Rewards

Students can learn all about investing money in companies, how banks work and the history behind some of the biggest companies in the world.

Published by: E2BN
The Tudors in London

This aims to develop an understanding of a historical context in which to appreciate how events of 500 years ago still impact London life today.

Published by: LGfL
Open City

A cross curricular resource about architecture featuring three unique buildings in London.

Published by: LGfL
Pass It On (Siobhan Davies Dance)

Simple steps for successful dance lessons.

Published by: LGfL
Polar Exploration

This resource has been created with the assistance of the Scott Polar Research Institute at Cambridge University. It provides a unique insight into the 'heroic age of scientific discovery'.

Published by: LGfL
The Romans in London

Exploring London's Roman legacy - a comprehensive resource about Roman London.

Published by: LGfL
Low Carbon London

Experts in Climate Mitigation help develop understanding of issues surrounding climate change in London.

Published by: LGfL
Reading Zone Live

Regular interviews and live video conferences with some of the best contemporary children's authors to London schools.

Published by: LGfL
The Royal Mews at Buckingham Palace

A unique resource about the daily work of The Royal Mews at Buckingham Palace, featuring video explanations of centuries old techniques and historic documents.

Published by: LGfL
History of Computing

Created in partnership with the National Museum of Computing at Bletchley park and featuring expert insight into the machines that helped share our digital future.

Published by: LGfL
Ben Uri Gallery

Ben Uri Gallery has been working in partnership with LGfL to develop learning resources to support the KS1/2 Art and Citizenship curriculum. Resources also work well at Key Stage 3 and beyond.

Published by: LGfL
Audio Network TV Channel

Audio Network TV channel features behind-the-scenes videos showing how the high quality music in the Audio Network database is composed and recorded. This is an NEN resource.

Published by: LGfL
Art Skills for Teachers

This NEN resource provides simple and effective advice for non-specialist Art teachers to inspire creative art activities at school.

Published by: LGfL
Swiggle

Imagine a search engine designed for KS2 children. It would be easy to use, allow safe internet searches and filter inappropriate results to give KS2 relevant, child-friendly online resources.

Published by: SWGFL
Virtual African Drumming

This resource allows pupils and students across Key stages 2, 3 and 4 to explore and participate in the exciting music of the Ewe people from Ghana.

Published by: SWGFL
Morecambe and Back

This contains all the Mitchell and Kenyon footage shot in Morecambe in 1902 and also records how a primary school used the footage as the base for a cross-curricular theme.

Published by: CLEO
John Ruskin: Seeing Clearly

A cross-curricular resource featuring the Ruskin Foundation's superb comic book treatments of this influential 19th century writer, with a fascinating insight into his artistic techniques.

Published by: CLEO
Bridgetower

This takes a close look at George Bridgetower, a Polish-born black Londoner, and his relationship with Beethoven. It focuses on musicians and artists of the time relating to the anti-slavery movement.

Published by: LGFL
Weather stations

The NEN weather stations site, with live and archived online data from weather stations across the country

Published by: LGFL
Changing Time

Split screen interviews with 1880 and 2008 footballers. Filmed at the National Football Museum, Preston.

Published by: CLEO
The Abolition Project

A range of resources looking at the Transatlantic slave trade and Thomas Clarkson and his fellow abolitionists who fought for emancipation of enslaved Africans in the British colonies.

Published by: E2BN
Circuit World and ElectroShock

In Circuit World a user creates circuits using standard symbols, animation characters or images of real circuit elements and can then apply what they have learned in ElectroShock.

Published by: CLEO
CLEO KS2 Religious Education Materials

"CLEO is a vast collection of authentic, contemporary and challenging stimuli for RE. Access is essential for every RE Classroom." - Rosemary Rivett, Director of Professional Services, RE Today.

Published by: CLEO
Virtual Javanese Gamelan

Enter the mesmerising world of the Javanese Gamelan, which is available for immediate download. Through a 'virtual' environment, acccess a full course of study on the Lancaran.

Published by: SWGFL
Audio Network

Audio Network music files can be edited and re-purposed through the Audio Network Schools Licence and are avaiilable to all NEN-connected schools FREE of charge. Over 80,000 tracks available.

Published by: NEN
A Chinese Artist In Lakeland

The landscape of Wordsworth seen through the eyes of Chiang Yee, born in China in 1903, three years before the birth of the Last Emperor. Students can compare his view of Grasmere with a photograph.

Published by: CLEO
Culture Street

Originally called ArtisanCam, this site introduces children and teachers to the world of contemporary visual arts. There are classroom activities, games and interviews with a variety of artists.

Published by: CLEO
Salah: Muslim Prayer

Full performance of afternoon prayer sequence by Hafiz Khalid Mehmood at Marakasi Jamia Ghausia Mosque, Nelson, Lancashire.   Contains English translation and Arabic text.

Published by: CLEO
Andy Weber: ‘Draw the Buddha’s Face’

Andy Weber, a leading western exponent of Tibetan Buddhist art, demonstrates the traditional grid method of drawing the Buddha's face.

Published by: CLEO
Flashmeeting

FlashMeeting is an application based on the Adobe Flash 'plug in' and Flash Media Server and allows a dispersed group of people to meet from anywhere in the world with an internet connection.

Published by: E2BN
Discovery Box

This site provides the tools for you to build up an argument or description of an event, person or historical period by placing items in a virtual box.

Published by: E2BN
Celebrating Languages

Celebrating Language aims to raise awareness of and celebrate a diversity of language and cultures.

Published by: E2BN
Clips

This is a place where learners can publish video and animations. All videos, animations and comments are viewed by an administrator to keep the site free from inappropriate material.

Published by: E2BN
CookIt

CookIt is more than an online recipe book. Learners can submit their own recipes, watch short videocast programmes, find out about food in the past and link recipes to festivals and seasons.  

Published by: E2BN
The Gallery

A collection of high quality images, sound and video files that can be repurposed by teachers and students for educational, not for profit activities.

Published by: E2BN
Myths and Legends

Myths & Legends is for all those who enjoy stories and storytelling. Almost every village, town and city in Britain has its own story - a Celtic or Dark Age legend, a strange happening or fable.

Published by: E2BN

Teacher Submitted

History’s Heroes

This is a site about heroes. Not super-heroes - you won't find Batman here - but you'll find people who really did exist - people who made their mark on history.

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