Next week in school

TES 25 November 2011

Next week in school

Monday 28 November - COUNTDOWN FOR CHRISTMAS

  • It’s easy to hook children on chocolate Advent calendars. But you can also teach them about the importance of Advent and why we celebrate it with a resource from Ctw1471

Tuesday 29 November - ONLINE PRIVACY

  • Birthday of Manchester United footballer Ryan Giggs (1973) – and reality-TV star Imogen Thomas (1982) with whom he had a now notorious affair. He shut up the newspapers with a super-injunction. But Twitter made it an open secret. A resource from tsn will help with student’s Facebook privacy settings.< /strong>

Wednesday 30 November - ST ANDREW’S DAY

  • The patron saint of Scotland is also the patron saint of Greece, Romania, and Russia. And in parts of Eastern Europe the day is said to be auspicious for women looking for a husband. Compile a lively assembly for primary school children with a resource from gritzy

Thursday 1 December - WORLD AIDS DAY

Friday 2 December - INTERNATIONAL DAY FOR THE ABOLITION OF SLAVERY

  • In 1781 the crew of the British slave ship Zong murdered 133 Africans by dumping them into the sea to claim insurance. Learn about the legacy of a British slave trader in a resource from English Heritage. There’s more resources on p.42

Saturday 3 December - INTERNATIONAL DAY OF PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES

  • Created by the UN, this day aims to promote an understanding of disability issues and mobilise support for the dignity, rights and well-being of persons with disabilities. Try a group activity from annhinchliffe on challenging stereotypes.

Sunday 4 December - GIANT OF CLASSICAL MUSIC DIES (1976)

TES 25 November 2011