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Become a history detective… get on the case and time travel back to the 17th century to discover what Isaac Newton did for us. You’ll be amazed!

Introduce Captain Scott's epic voyage to the South Pole with our audio resource.

Use our short radio play and visual resources to set the scene and whet children’s appetite to find out more about the explorer Captain James Cook.

Use this game as a fun way to recall what children have learned about Captain Scott.

These edited extracts are a challenging read and make for pretty grim reading but they could be tackled by older children with adult support.

Radio play

Our podcast for the Snow topic sees the wife of Captain Scott being interviewed and gives a taste of what it would have been like back in Great Britain while Captain Scott and his team were adventuring in the South Pole.

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Hear a slightly longer version of Captain Scott's wife being interviewed. This gives a taste of what it would have been like back in Great Britain while Captain Scott and his team were adventuring in the South Pole.

This issue’s radio play All hands on deck, finds time traveller Amadeus Jones taking a trip to the 16th century where he meets Sir Walter Raleigh. 

Boudicca is often thought to be as much myth as she is historical figure. This resource has valuable background information for children about the Celtic queen.

Use the photos of Lord Thomas Thornycroft’s Boudicca statue as part of an historical investigation.

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