Knowledge and skills

  • Research
  • Writing non-fiction
  • Speaking and listening
  • Ancient Greece
  • Changes in living memory

Let's take a fresh look at the Olympic Games. Our radio play, Making Waves, has two strands: the story of a fictional Paralympic swimmer training hard...

Knowledge and skills

  • Asking questions
  • Critical thinking
  • Research
  • Changes within living memory
  • Cooking and nutrition

Fish and chips are one of the national dishes of the UK. During WWII they were not rationed and helped keep up morale on the home front. Learn more about this classic food.

Knowledge and skills

  • Significant events beyond living memory
  • Significant individuals in history
  • Critical thinking
  • Historical enquiry
  • Building on others' ideas

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.

The Green Man is found in many cultures around the world. What can children find out about him?

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.

Place names can reveal secrets about a place and help spark children’s imaginations too. Could these be a clue to a new ‘legend’?

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.

Divide the class into groups to research one these organisations; The Paralympics; The Deaflympics; The Youth Olympics and The Special Olympics. 

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