Tag Archives: British History

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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Revolution, Industry and Empire – Year 8 History Book

My daughter does not technically start year 8 until September but with the whole lockdown going on she wanted more history resources to read and actually kept asking me for the next History book by Aaron Wilkes (we have been … Continue reading

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Medieval Topic Packs

This past week I have still been out of it with the virus and as such we kept the home education routine to our scaled back version but the kids actually surprised us and ended up doing quite a bit … Continue reading

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Learning with your arm in a cast

Over the weekend my daughter ended up fracturing her right elbow (well, we think it is fracture we have to wait until the swelling goes down for more x-rays). But it means her right arm has been placed in a … Continue reading

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