The following may be useful links for children to explore using the Internet. If links are followed to sites outside of this site, it is the teachers responsibility to vet the site and observe copyright rules.
A thumbnail biography of Queen Victoria: http://www.worldwar1.com/bioevic.htm
Penny Magazines at http://www.history.rochester.edu/pennymag/104.htm
Barnardos - history and today http://www.barnardos.org.uk/
An article about Lord Shaftesbury and ragged schools at http://www.infed.org/walking/wa-shaft.htm
A biography of Shaftesbury at http://www.people.virginia.edu/~djs2q/pshaftesbury.html
Information about Ragged Schools http://www.ics-london.co.uk/rsm
Channel Four Learning Online at http://learning.channel4.com/