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Topical teaching resources for January

Happy New Year! We've got everything you need to kick off 2016 in the classroom. Try these free teaching resources on a number of January topics, including New Year, Martin Luther King Day and Holocaust Memorial Day.

Big Schools' Birdwatch

Big Schools' Birdwatch (5 Jan - 13 Feb) Join the RSPB in raising awareness of our feathery friends by grabbing some binoculars and seeing which birds you can spot in your local environment.


New Year's Day (1) Celebrate the start of 2016 with teaching resources focused on the upcoming new year, including calendars, poetry, goal-setting and plenty of celebrations.

Martin Luther King Day

Martin Luther King Day (18) Teaching resources to commemorate the life and work of Martin Luther King Jr and to help pupils discover the significance of the Civil Rights movement.




Holocaust Memorial Day

Holocaust Memorial Day (27) Help pupils carve a positive future by reflecting on the past with these teaching resources remembering the Holocaust and the lives of those who perish due to genocide.

Burns’ Night (25) Celebrate Robert Burns’ works by exploring the Scottish bard’s poetry. Teach students about the Burns supper, the significance of the haggis and other traditional festivities.


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