Next Week at School 16-22 January 2012

13th January 2012 at 00:00

MONDAY

BIG SCHOOLS BIRDWATCH

Conservationists are urging action to save migratory birds such as the yellow wagtail and the wood warbler. See resources from TES Resources and the RSPB.

TUESDAY

WAKE UP BRITAIN (1983)

The BBC launched Breakfast Time, British television's first morning news programme, which introduced astrologer Russell Grant. Does television make us lazy? Debate this issue with a resource from TES English.

WEDNESDAY

BIRTHDAY OF AA MILNE (1882-1956)

A plaque in Ashdown Forest, East Sussex, commemorates the creator of Winnie the Pooh, who wrote of the forest: "In that enchanted place on the top of the forest a little boy and his bear will always be playing." Try the resource from Janeyrobbo.

THURSDAY

IN BRIEF (1935)

Coopers Inc. launched the world's first briefs, dubbing the new undergarment the "Jockey" as it offered as much support as a jockstrap. Take a look at a resource on personal hygiene from collaborative.

FRIDAY

THE YOUNGEST PRESIDENT (1961)

Democrat John F Kennedy was sworn in as the youngest ever elected US president. The 43-year-old's speech addressed "my fellow citizens", a term first used by George Washington. A resource from allenk looks at President Kennedy's legacy.

SATURDAY

BON ANNIVERSAIRE (1905)

The birthday of Christian Dior, the French fashion designer who dressed the wives of Nazi officers during the Second World War and gave the world the New Look. See a resource from Susan K on iconic products.

SUNDAY

FARMHOUSE BREAKFAST WEEK

This campaign aims to highlight the importance of breakfast and raise awareness of the range and quality of produce available in the UK. A ChristianAid resource looks at farming for the future.

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