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About Bare History

accessible, challenging and engaging learning


Bare History is a subscription website with outstanding online history lessons.


Bare History allows teachers to encourage high-level historical skills and concepts and thinking skills with all students. Our lesson packages cover causation, chronology, interpretations, investigations, selecting information, source analysis and more!


All lesson packages include a stimulating online presentation with a starter and a plenary. All of the active and engaging activities, which make use of scaffolds to support students, are linked to National Curriculum and GCSE learning objectives. Each lesson package has a distinct assessment for learning section to check that students have achieved the set aims.


Supplementary worksheets are included with each lesson package, which can be used as homework or extension work.


A subscription to Bare History ensures that you have a collection of outstanding ready-to-teach lessons, reduces preparation and planning time, and supports non-specialist and supply teachers.


Try the free resources section to what Bare History can offer you. If you like what you see, go to the how to order page and you will soon be online to enjoy the full catalogue of Bare History resources!


Current inventory of 151 lessons:


The Roman Empire: 10 lesson packages

Kings & Castles: Britain 1066-1485: 15 lesson packages

Tudors & Stuarts: Britain 1485-1750: 13 lesson packages

Industry & Empire: Britain 1750-1900: 13 lesson packages

The Twentieth Century: 24 lesson packages

International Relations: 30 lesson packages

Germany 1918-1945: 16 lesson packages

USA 1919-1941: 15 lesson packages

Revision: 15 revision packages


For a full list of all the lesson packages, click here.