History Resource Cupboard – lessons and resources for schools

Download lessons and resources to enliven your history teaching

Cold War More

Guide to teaching Edexcel Period Study: Super Power Relations and the Cold War 1941-91

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Storming of the Bastille More

French Revolution – 10 enquiry package


Elizabeth Armada portrait More

How to get the best out of the Edexcel British Depth Study: Early Elizabethan England

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The Battle of Cable Street More

Was the Battle of Cable Street a turning point in the fight against British Fascism?

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  • The enquiry approach engages & inspires all. The large range of resources available through full membership has been invaluable in my planning.

    Diane McGarry – The Bourne Community College, West Sussex
  • Brilliant & engaging resources. The variety of learning approaches is superb with my mixed ability classes.

    Rebecca Salt – The Royal School, Surrey
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    Alan Chan – Palmer Catholic Academy, Essex

What we do: History teaching resources for schools

About us

History Resource Cupboard has been set up by an obsessive history teacher with the help of a group of expert history teaching colleagues. After years of honing our skills in the classroom, our shared passion is teaching outstanding history for all.



Download our outstanding lessons containing easy to use presentations. All lessons are fully resourced and supported by step by step guidance. The full range of lessons has been tried and tested in genuine classroom conditions.


Courses: Planning and Teaching GCSE History

Learn the latest teaching techniques and skills in the latest of our popular our face-to-face courses. Book your place now for Planning and Teaching 2016 GCSE History. Plan the course and teach it well to make the content stick and to maximise impact.



A visit by our team will allow you to develop high quality, bespoke professional history teaching. We can offer keynote addresses, one-two-one sessions and staff workshops. Reduce the stress and get exactly what you want!


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The best value way to access our downloadable history lessons and resources – including new specially-written lessons for 2016 GCSE. Plus access to our full range of articles and features to take your classroom teaching to a new level.


Teaching Inspiration

Hints, tips and advice as well as tried-and-tested lesson and scheme of work ideas to help enliven your history teaching. Our years of experience in the classroom will point you towards new and exciting teaching strategies.