Tag Archives: British History

Free Download – WW1 Significant Dates Poster and Cards

Our History theme has been the First World War and one of the things that has bugged us a bit was how hard it was to find a good, brief summary of the key dates (free to download summary) so … Continue reading

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Elizabeth I and the Elizabethan Settlement

We are really enjoying our History at the moment. The Tudors were such a colourful group of characters and my daughter has always found Elizabeth I fascinating (I think Elizabeth I and Victoria are her two favourite monarchs purely because … Continue reading

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The six wives of Henry VIII comprehensions

We have been looking at the Tudor period in a lot more detail and although I found lots of information and activities on Henry and his children I did not find that much on his different wives. And the topic … Continue reading

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The Austen Girls

I have been looking for good fictional books for my daughter to read as part of her year 8 academic year. Books that are entertaining and also link in with our topics. This coming year we are planning on covering … Continue reading

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Days Out at English Heritage sites

We recently visited 5 different English Heritage sites (we split them over 3 different days) and I must admit I was so impressed with everything about the venues. We actually become members before the lockdown started and never got a … Continue reading

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