History resources for primary schools

Use video to fascinate young learners in your primary History lessons.
Covering topics from ancient civilisations to ideas, our primary History collection is a valuable resource for students and teachers alike. Video can bring historical content to life, giving it a contemporary context.

Free primary History videos to boost engagement and understanding

High-quality videos can engage students in class, clarify ideas and bring topics to life. Interactive video helps facilitate class discussion to promote oracy and check student understanding before or during a unit of work. By layering questions on a video, students are prompted to reflect on what they’re currently learning. Our most popular History videos are available completely free, for a limited time. Find out how ClickView can transform your students’ understanding of History through video.

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The Transformation of Communication

Level: Key Stage 1

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International Women’s Day

Level: Key Stage 2

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Explore a huge range of curriculum-aligned primary History resources

With a full ClickView subscription, you can view all videos and download resource packs aligned to the National Curriculum and Curriculum for Excellence. Our resources have been designed to complement each video by supporting teaching and learning in the classroom. Developed in collaboration with subject experts, the packs include lesson plans, activities and more.

Lesson Plans

Viking Life Lesson Plan-image
Viking Life Lesson Plan
What is the Black Death? Lesson Plan-image
What is the Black Death? Lesson Plan
The Ancient World Lesson Plan-image
The Ancient World Lesson Plan