Education

We want every child to be inspired by their local heritage and every teacher to have brilliant resources to use inside and outside the classroom. Here you can find out about:

  • Our groundbreaking Heritage Schools programme
  • Our Educational Images database, Teaching Activities and a range of other resources for schools
  • Our offer for young people interested in work experience or a career in heritage

We offer a wide range of ready-made FREE online learning resources for teachers. You can also search over 10,000 Educational Images, specially selected and re-captioned from our Archive. These images may be used for free in the classroom, simply right-click and save the image to use it. To buy a higher resolution version of any image, or a licence to use an image for anything other than direct in-classroom teaching, please contact us at: [email protected]. We can also create bespoke Local History Packs for your school. Here you can find out more about the resources we have to offer and watch our video about the work of Historic England.

  • Heritage Schools

    Find out about our Heritage Schools programme, helping school children across the country learn about their local heritage and its significance.

  • Teaching Activities

    Teaching Activities provide a selected image supported by a teaching idea and associated downloadable resources. They ask a Key Question targeted at specific National Curriculum related topics.

  • Images by Theme

    Collections of Images by Theme related to various curriculum topics

  • Educational Images

    A collection of Educational Images from the Historic England Archive

  • Case Studies

    Case Studies demonstrate how Historic England's resources can be used inside and outside the classroom.

  • Archive Education Resources

    Find out more about our Local History Packs that are available from the Historic England Archive for teachers.

  • Classroom Resources

    Resources such as PowerPoint presentations, worksheets and notes for teachers to download and use in the classroom.

  • Glossary

    Education Glossary of terms

  • Work Experience

    Our virtual work experience programme for 16-18 year olds.

  • Careers in Heritage

    Students can find out more about careers in heritage, placements and volunteering opportunities.