Tag Archives: History

Joan of Arc

We have been looking at the Hundred Year War (well actually 116 years) between France and England in our History. It is a fascinating period. We have looked at quite a few of the English characters in detail so I … 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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Match Mummy Egyptian Game

My kids always enjoying using their hands when they are learning – even just being able to pick cards up and move them about is more interactive that staring at a worksheet. So I was interested when I heard about … Continue reading

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WW1 fiction for kids

We like finding historical fiction books and since we have been reading quite a bit about the First World War I thought I would share two WW1 fictional stories that the kids have recently read and enjoyed. The first is … Continue reading

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War School For Dogs

With the reading we have been doing about the First World War the kids have picked up on an interesting theme – how animals were used during war time. The first example that really caught their attention were the pigeons … Continue reading

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