Tag Archives: British History

Oaka Topic Packs are great for Home education projects

I have mentioned a few times that my kids are visual learners and that they like working on projects / topics and will often get themselves totally lost in whatever topic they are learning about. I am finding more and … Continue reading

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Key Stage 3 Collins History Books

I wrote last year about the¬†two Collins Key Stage 3 History books that my daughter bought after spotting them in a local bookstore. We started using the first one as her main History book but I kept feeling like I … Continue reading

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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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