Curriculum

Hanukkah Jewish Festival

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Hanukkah

Hanukkah 2017 will begin in the evening of Tuesday 12 December and ends in the evening of Wednesday 20 December. Just as most children are preparing for Christmas they may enjoy learning about another festival celebrated at a similar time of year.

Hanukkah or Chanukah is the Jewish festival of light. It starts early to mid December and lasts for eight days; it is similar to Christmas and New Year in the Christian ...

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Reindeer Facts and Fun

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Reindeer facts

Reindeer facts are rarely considered, although reindeer make up an important part of Christmas. No reindeer – no toys delivered! Often children will know nothing about the animals except that they pull Santa’s sleigh and one is called Rudolf. An interesting short project towards Christmas may be to allow children to do a quick study to find out more about these beautiful creatures. Here are some sites which will help:

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World War Two – BBC Resources

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World War 2World War 2 from the BBC is an archived page so no longer updated but it is still an excellent resource for that topic.

“The Second World War (World War 2) lasted from 1939 to 1945. It was fought in Europe, in Russia, North Africa and in Asia. 60 million people died in World War 2. About 40 million were civilians. Children as well as adults were ...

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World War One Topic Resources

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World War OneWorld War One, or the First World War as it is often called, was a global war centred in Europe that began on 28th July 1914 and lasted until 11th November 1918.

Here is a set of useful links for a primary age project:

World War 1: Facts and Information – Primary Facts

This is a simple set of facts about World War One; it is easy reading and children may ...

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School Christmas Card

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School Christmas CardMaking a school Christmas Card: Once again, it is getting around to the time to consider how to send school greetings out to the World!

I have been experimenting today, with a great, very easy, video card making resource that is shared by Adobe: Adobe Spark.  It is free to sign up, incredibly easy to use ...

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