Tag Archives: British History

Boudica – Queen of Darkness Book Review

Earlier this year we watched a documentary – 2,000 year History of London and they mentioned Boudica and how her revolt burnt London to the ground. Now we have never really learnt about Boudica but both of my kids were … Continue reading

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Spanish Armada Topic Pack

We are busy looking at Medieval England in quite a lot of detail at the moment but that does not stop the kids asking about other events that don’t slot in to the Medieval timeframe. This past week alone my … Continue reading

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Sutton Hoo

Last year we looked at the Anglo-Saxons in quite a lot of detail and we read about Sutton Hoo but our focus was on the life of the Anglo-Saxons, the migrations and the different kingdoms and rulers. We visited the … Continue reading

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Starting Year 7 – History Ideas

History is a BIG topic for my daughter, she really loves learning about all the different periods and the characters that lived in them.  So we end up doing a LOT of history which means we always end up with … Continue reading

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Secondary History Book – Medieval Britain

In the beginning of June we were out shopping and I happened to stop at a book store to browse through some educational books for the kids. While I was paging through a few books my daughter spotted two of … Continue reading

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The Story of the Second World War for Children. Book Review

I must admit I have been avoiding the World Wars with the kids purely because I think they are complex, scary topics and I want to do them justice but I also don’t want to cause nightmares. Recently my daughter … Continue reading

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Battle of Hastings

We have covered the Anglo-Saxons all the way up to Edward the Confessor so it was only natural that we moved onto the Battle of Hastings.  And it just so happens we were given a Battle of Hastings pack by … Continue reading

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