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60 second histories
60 second histories

About 60 second histories

Unlimited access
One year’s licence provides access to over 300 films, quizzes and a host of other features
In bitesize chunks, ideal for introducing, supporting and recapping topics
On the go learning
Built for smartboards, mobiles & tablets
Teacher support notes
Written by teachers for teachers; save time lesson planning with expert suggestions for every era
Student access
Share the Virtual Classroom with students; perfect for homework, lesson flipping and revision
National Curriculum
Designed to support the curriculum and help you engage your students



Choose the right subscription for you

Home educator
  • Single user license for homeschool use
  • Access to over 300 videos
  • Interactive quizzes
  • Teacher support notes
  • Virtual Classroom
  • Share Films with up to 8 pupils
  • Payment by PayPal
Single Teacher
  • Single user license for one teacher
  • Access to over 300 videos
  • Interactive quizzes
  • Teacher support notes
  • Virtual Classroom
  • Share Films with up to 35 pupils
  • Payment by PayPal
Whole School
  • Whole school license
  • Up to 20 teacher accounts
  • Access to all videos
  • Interactive quizzes
  • Teacher support notes
  • Virtual classroom
  • Unlimited pupil access
  • Share classrooms with teachers
  • Share films with pupils
  • Invoice or PayPal option

Virtual Classroom

The Virtual Classroom delivers a safe and secure learning experience in and outside the classroom.  Teachers are invited to choose films and view them in ‘Virtual Classrooms’ and can also share a unique ‘classroom key code’ so that students can watch films safely at home.

Watch the film by clicking the orange button below

‘Virtual Classrooms' enable you to:

  • prepare lessons and homework in advance
  • add notes or instructions to the videos 
  • provide safe log-ins for students to watch, review and study in their own time
  • encourage visual learning – 90% of people are visual learners
  • prevent drifting – students can only watch the films specified, with nothing else to distract their learning experience

Teacher Support Notes

Teacher support notes written by top teacher, Matthew Elliott, are an ideal addition to the work you are doing in key stage two and three history lessons.  
Designed to inspire, the notes are easy to follow and deliver a short sequence of lessons based around the 60 second histories films.  All can be easily adapted for a longer or shorter sequence so please use them as you wish. 
They  are especially useful for teachers who may not specialise in history.

Simple lesson planning
Each scheme of work has sample lesson plans that make great use of bitesize films. 
Extension activities and scaffolding are provided to suit student’s needs

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