News Tagged 'history'

The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee

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Yesterday, 50 years after the day of her accession to the throne, The Queen repeated the pledge she first made at the age of 21 “I dedicate myself anew to your service.”

Queen Elizabeth II completed 50 years on the British throne yesterday. The official three day Diamond Jubilee celebration is earmarked for 3 -5 June 2012.  The event will be celebrated throughout the country and schools are busy planning activities ...

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Ancient Egyptian Downloadable Resources

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An Egyptian picture

Teachers studying the Ancient Egyptians at any time in their curriculum may benefit from having a good look at the offerings from Paperwiz – The Egyptian Pack! Paperwiz offers completely free downloadable resources and certainly looks great.

The Egyptian artwork , posters, maps and banners are lovely. The packs are downloadable zip files, so once they ...

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Holocaust Day – 27 January 2012

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Holocaust Day gives primary schools an opportunity to reflect on the persecution that led to the death of millions of Jews in the Second World War.

Assemblies can be used to address hatred and to teach pupils tolerance in an effort try to ensure that nothing  like that ever happens again and the following sites are recommended:

TES – PrimaryAssembly (Sir Ludwig Guttmann)

Teaching Expertise – Primary Assembly (holocaust memorial day)

Below are websites that contain links to teacher ...

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