Next week at school - 15-21 October 2011

14th October 2011 at 01:00

SATURDAY

`ONWARD CHRISTIAN SOLDIERS'

This hymn's lyrics were published in Church Times in 1864. The music, by Sir Arthur Sullivan, would come later. www.historynet.comonward- christian-soldiers-the-story-of-the-salvation-army.htm

SUNDAY

WORLD FOOD DAY

Food can be a sensitive subject. Raise awareness of the problems for those in developing countries, showing how wheat is used in a range of food around the world with resources from www.grainchain.com

MONDAY

PEACE PRIZE FOR MOTHER TERESA

After years of caring for the ill and the dying, the missionary received the Nobel Peace Prize on this day in 1979. Find out more about the Albanian-born carer in a resource shared by Kirstymc1.

TUESDAY

THE VENUS REVOLUTION

The Soviet Union sent a space probe around Venus for the first time on this day in 1969 (and said they would get to Serena later). Explore space, satellites and probes in a resource uploaded by Cressida.

WEDNESDAY

LONG ROAD TO FREEDOM

What price justice? The Guildford Four were released after 15 years in prison on this day in 1989. Read about their battle for freedom and find out where they are now. www.innocent.org.ukcasesguildford4

THURSDAY (1973)

DALAI LAMA VISITS THE UK

Tenzin Gyatso, the Dalai Lama and spiritual leader of Tibetan Buddhists, came to the UK for the first time on this day in 1973 on a tour of Europe. Read up on Buddhism at www.thebuddhistsociety.org

FRIDAY

TRAFALGAR DAY

This is a celebration of the victory won by the Royal Navy, commanded by Nelson, over the combined French and Spanish fleets in 1805. Try Channel 4 Learning's interactive game on navy battles, available on TES Resources.

All links and resources can be found at www.tes.co.ukresources005.

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