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Our radio play is set on board Captain Cook's ship the HM Bark Endeavour. Version 1 has simpler vocabulary and is shorter than version 2, so is ideal for younger children.

Learn about the Father of Science, Sir Isaac Newton with this short biography.

Vanilla is one of the world’s best-loved flavours. We use it in everything from ice cream to skin cream. Madagascar is among the world's principal suppliers of this exotic spice but the life for the vanilla farmers in Madagascar is tough. Let’s investigate!

The bazaar in our story is just one part of a great trading heritage. Bazaars sprung up all over Asia as a way to trade in the goods that made their way along The Silk Road.

Learn all about the Indian art of zardosi embroidery and The Taj Mahal. 

Introduce children to the concept that there is rarely a single, factual version of history with this multi-faceted Sir Walter Raleigh project.

Can we separate the history from the myth surrounding Boudicca, Queen of the Iceni?

Who would ever have imagined that the very first computer programmer lived over 170 years ago? We take a look at Ada Lovelace, mathematician and a coding role model.

Take your class back in time and imagine you are amongst the very first archaeologists to come across the key to an ancient world – the Rosetta Stone.

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!

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