Wiltshire History Quest

6th February 2004 at 00:00
Who was the Shaman of Kington Lovell? How do you put together a Victorian boneshaker? These are some of the questions posed by the Wiltshire History Quest, hosted by the South West Grid for Learning. An interactive site aimed at primary school children both in and outside Wiltshire, it showcases objects from Wiltshire museums and gives children a chance to play history detective online. At the moment it covers the period from pre-history to the Victorians and is being expanded to include Britain since 1930. This section goes live on April 1, when users will be able to go shopping in a virtual 1930s street, make up their own newspaper front page covering wartime Wiltshire and explore school days and transport in the last century. It comes with downloadable resource sheets including photographs and documents from the Wiltshire Public Records Office .

www.swgfl.org.ukprojectshistory

Subscribe to get access to the content on this page.

If you are already a Tes/ Tes Scotland subscriber please log in with your username or email address to get full access to our back issues, CPD library and membership plus page.

Not a subscriber? Find out more about our subscription offers.
Subscribe now
Existing subscriber?
Enter subscription number

Comments

The guide by your side – ensuring you are always up to date with the latest in education.

Get Tes magazine online and delivered to your door. Stay up to date with the latest research, teacher innovation and insight, plus classroom tips and techniques with a Tes magazine subscription.
With a Tes magazine subscription you get exclusive access to our CPD library. Including our New Teachers’ special for NQTS, Ed Tech, How to Get a Job, Trip Planner, Ed Biz Special and all Tes back issues.

Subscribe now