Next week at school: 31 October - 6 November 2011


HalloweenAll Saints' Day

Are you into things that go bump in the night? Or do you prefer a Christian festival? Mass or mask? Try a quirky Halloween quiz from Cehawes - and the twist is that it's in French.


World Vegan Day

Celebrated by animals everywhere, the world's first Vegan Society was set up in 1944 and commemorated on this day each year. Learn how to be a healthy vegan with a resource by EducationOfficerVS.

Wednesday (1793)

`Let them eat cake'

The birthday of Marie Antoinette, who lost her head two weeks before her 38th birthday. But was she really a victim? Read about her life and times at


Rainbow Warrior

Two French secret-service agents pleaded guilty to the bombing of Greenpeace ship Rainbow Warrior in New Zealand on this day in 1985. Read up on the debate over peace and disarmament with TeachersTV.

Friday (1956)

End of a dream

Soviet troops stamped on the face of the Hungarian Revolution, causing a quarter of a million to flee the country. Learn about the fall of the Austro-Hungarian empire in a resource from AnnaJordan.


Bonfire Night

Once, effigies were burnt on this night, but now it belongs firmly to Guy Fawkes - who would surely have approved of sparklers. Find fireworks resources on the TES Topics maths page:


Quote Unquote

"When it rains, it pours" is now used in a negative sense. But in 1911 it was the advertising boast of the Morton Salt company, and its breakthrough in salt technology. Learn more at

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