Essentials is a colourful and entertaining set of educational
websites which allow primary age children to explore the key
issues in science, geography and history at Key Stage 2. They
feature bright, child-friendly navigation, interactive quizzes
that test your knowledge and creative activities for children
to do themselves.
All the content is designed to support the Learning Outcomes
for the QCA Schemes of Work. Separate navigation is provided
for teachers which allows them to access the content according
to QCA unit number. In addition, the sites can be searched
through the topics of the national curricula for Wales, Northern
Ireland and England and the Attainment Outcomes for Scotland.
There are over 150 free downloadable worksheets for teachers
to use in the classroom, an extensive image bank and useful
More information can be found within the sites themselves.
This site is owned and operated by Channel
4's education division, 4Learning. All copyright, trade marks
and all other intellectual property rights in History Essentials
(including the design, arrangement and look and feel) and
all material or content supplied as part of History Essentials
shall remain at all times vested in Channel 4 or Channel 4's
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and image bank images to be modified and distributed when
used for non-profit, non-commercial educational purposes.
Channel 4 accept no responsibility for these modifications.
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