|Click on the links below to go to these other great
Drumlanrig Facebook Page
Hawick High School
Scottish Borders Council
Tranmere Rovers (for Mr Hunter's benefit!)
Widnes Vikings RLFC
(for Mr Hunter again!)
The Hawick Paper
The Southern Reporter
Below are a number of websites which may help with topics that we
cover at school. We are not responsible for any of the content of
The Children's University of Manchester
||Follow the 'Life in the Factory' links
for lots of first-hand accounts of the lives of working children
||Super site with sections
on Work, Play and Schools. Use the Standard rather than
Interactive site if your Internet connection is slow
adventure exploring a 1900 house. Simple for younger children
||From Snaith Primary
School. Good sections on Queen Victoria and Going to School.
||Useful printable activity
sheets in the Hands-on section
Queen Victoria - Historic Royal Portraits
||Worthy and wordy, but
everything you would want to know for research
The 1900 house
||Based on the television
Victorian Clipart cherubs, flowers etc
Victorian Clipart – button, borders
Victorian Clipart – silhouettes
Explore the cities of Athens, Corinth and Sparta
Snaith Primary School - Rather than deal with
the whole of Ancient Greece this site just deals with 26 years worth!!
The war between Athens and Sparta
Good starting page for information if you can
ignore the adverts.
Click on a God to find out more about them.
Click on a Hero to find out more about them.
Small animations showing the Archimedes Principle.
Kids' Castle. Click to explore a virtual medieval castle:
historical fact (based on Nottingham Castle in 1480) and fun- (Dress the
knight in armour game, requires Flash 4) and lots of writing activities:
recipes, tournament poems, diary of a castle inhabitant.
Sections with brief information on the castle structure, the residents,
the hunting and hawking, the feasts.
People living in a castle with short description of
Parts of a castle described in some detail with
Inside a castle - some of the sights and
smells to read about.
Activity Sheets and puzzle page to print out
Photos and descriptions of the interior and history
of Alnwick Castle, Northumberland, where Harry Potter was filmed
asked to ‘debug’, click ‘No’!)
Pictures of castles and buildings from
the National Trust for Scotland education website
BBC Revisewise Activity, Fact
Sheet and Test on Electricity
For Electricity Challenge 2
The Atoms Family explain how you
can get electricity from fruit!
Experiment to make your own lightning
Maps of all countries
Flags of all countries
Facts about countries
Learning about Geography
What is Geography ? Introducing the main ideas to
Queen of Scots
Short website on Mary Queen of Scots
Animals of the
Brazilian Embassy in London
The Rainforest Site
Zoom in Rainforest -Enchanted Learning software.
Amazon Rainforest Endangered Animals
Journey Into Amazonia
Rainforest at Night
Rainforest Web Quest
People, Animals and Facts
it is like to live in a Rainforest
What's it like
where you live
Recycling Resources for Appliances and other Kitchen Items
Photos of landfill sites, waste,
Find out how to ‘Reduce Re-use Recycle’
Reduce Re-use Re-cycle
The Brims site with lots of good pictures
The BBC site for schools Romans for middle years primary. Lots of good
The Nettlesworth school site, with sections on ‘Child’s Life’, ‘Town
Follow the links to find the answers to the cyberhunt
(The link for Q4 does not work)
Design a Mosaic on line
Look at photos of toys from each decade of the 20th
This is the Pupils
section of the National Trust for Scotland – free photos, and sections
on history, art and explorers (in Homework)
Beautiful photos of Speyside
Gazetteer for Scotland. Searchable database.
Better for older pupils
Clickable map of Scottish regions.
Click on the region – then click on the towns
marked to see images.
Click on the maps to zoom in.
Gridclub Section on Scotland. Click on the maps for
Scotland – population information
Click on the maps to ‘Zoom’ in
Starting point for a number of sites – Older pupils
Picture of a relief map of Scotland.
Loch Ness webcam.
This site has wonderful pictures in the Sky Gallery
section. Take a Tour of the Solar System, discover the constellations,
and explore the wonders of the universe in The Cosmos section
Incredibly detailed facts and pictures of
everything known in the solar system
Space made simple on this NASA site. 9 Planets for
Kids: Bright and zappy.
NASA Kids. Fast and well designed, can join and
receive news updates. Teacher's section too.
Fascinating detail on life in space - children at
this Australian school interviewed a NASA expert
Animated, interactive activity that explains day
and night. Also Fact Sheet and Test
Fun Space Activities
Everything you need to know about space
The most interesting fact's about space right here
the best space games ever and more
Learn about each planet in turn
the most information you could ever want about
space games and crosswords but learning activities
World War II
Imperial War Museum of the North - more info from the Imperial War
'Extraordinary stories of ordinary
people' collected from survivors of WWII and very accessible for Primary
The Home Front
Superb site from Snaith Primary -
sections on Children at War, Rationing, Women in War, Messages of War
(Propaganda posters). Wonderful!
Click on the link to find some dinosaur images