Classical Civilisation and Ancient History at Key Stage One and Two


Cambridge Classical Tales

This site contains audio files and teaching resources produced by award-winning storytellers in
collaboration with the University of Cambridge Faculty of Education. Tales include Aesop’s fables,
Ovid’s Metamorphoses and a retelling of the Iliad and Odyssey.


Primary Ancient Greeks

This website provides free, accessible and engaging materials for teaching Ancient Greece at Key
Stage 2. The stories for each week are linked by a common theme and provide the introduction to
a history topic.


BBC Bitesize Roman Empire & Roman Britain

Information, clips and interactive material on various aspects of the Roman Empire.


Hands Up

Hands Up’s Primary course is a free online introduction to the ancient world through the
exploration of life in Herculaneum. Learning is supported with archaeological evidence, audio files
and worksheets.


Maximum Classics

Maximum Classics contains resources to support the teaching of Romans and Ancient Greeks at
Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2, with games, design and craft activities and historical insights. The Mega Greek
course is ideally suited to supporting the teaching of the Ancient Greeks topic, with materials
ranging from the Greek language to science, religion, technology and art.