Brocklehurst, R. (2008) The Usborne History of Britain (Book and weblink)
Aimed at ages 8+, this series of books tells the story of Britain from the Ice Age to the dawn of the 21st century, introducing its people and the events that have shaped their lives. Contents includes: The people of Britain; Prehistoric Britain; Roman Britain; The early Middle Ages; The Middle Ages; Tudors and Stuarts; The Georgians; The Victorians; The early 20th century; The Second World War; Post War Britain Factfile. Each era is accompanied by a resource section on the Usborne website.
Kerven, R. (2009) English Fairy Tales and Legends
A collection of traditional tales from England. Folk tales and legends are an intrinsic part of English national culture and this book includes tales of giants, dragons, fairies, beauty-and-the-beast, and Arthurian Romance. Each tale is linked with a specific place or county in England: 'The Dragon Castle' from Northumberland, 'The Girl Snatched By Fairies' from County Durham, 'The Princess and the Fool' from Kent and 'The Dark Moon' from Lincolnshire. The book also includes notes on each story: the history and where it came from, its development and short summaries of many related or similar stories.
London tourism - England - United Kingdom - Great Britain travel video
Europe Video Production travel video on Youtube: discover London, the capital of
England / the United Kingdom. This film provides a montage of landmarks such as Big
Ben, Tower Bridge, Buckingham Palace, the Palace of Westminster and Trafalgar
Top 10 Best Places to Visit in England
This film, uploaded by a Youtube contributor, suggests the top 10 places to visit across England, although as shown in the comments this is not everyone’s top 10! A good resource to get pupils thinking about what they would choose as their top places to visit in their own country.
This project produced online learning material to be used before and during an on-the-job learning period abroad.
English with materials available in other languages