january topics

Happy New Year! We've got everything you need to kick off 2014 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.

New Year's Day (1)

Celebrate the start of 2013 and help pupils make resolutions they can keep.

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World Religion Day (19)

Teach pupils about the different faiths practised across the world.

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Martin Luther King Day (20)

Commemorate the work of Dr Martin Luther King, Jr. and help pupils discover the significance of the Civil Rights movement.

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Big Schools' Bird Watch (20 - 14 Feb)

Get twitching! Join the RSPB in raising awareness of our feathery friends.by grabbing some binoculars and seeing what birds you can spot.

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Holocaust Memorial Day (27)

On this day in 1945 the notorious Nazi extermination camp Auschwitz-Birkenau was liberated and the world slowly began to uncover the extent of the genocide perpetrated there. Commemorate the Holocaust and other atrocities in countries such as Rwanda, Bosnia and Darfur and help pupils carve a positive future by reflecting on the past.

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Chinese New Year (31)

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It's time to remind students of study skills and revision techniques and make sure they are truly prepared for those modular exams.

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