Next week at school 23-29 January 2012

20th January 2012 at 00:00

MONDAY-FRIDAY

CANCER TALK WEEK

See a free pack by Macmillan from lizardo.

MONDAY

CHINESE NEW YEAR

Find out more at http:bit.lyqiMA1S

TUESDAY

GOODBYE, WINNIE (1965)

Sir Winston Churchill died on this day at the age of 90. He is best remembered for his formidable leadership during the Second World War. See a resource from alana852 for his Iron Curtain speech.

WEDNESDAY

ALL HAIL THE HAGGIS

Burns Night is an institution in Scotland - a time to celebrate Robbie Burns, the national bard. Follow this BBC link for details of how to celebrate the occasion in the proper fashion and more information about the man himself: http:bbc.in8jJIPq

THURSDAY

INDIA BREAKS FREE (1950)

The independent republic of India was born on this day, after nearly 100 years of British rule. Power was transferred in 1947, but this date marks the final cutting of ties. Learn more with a resource from google.

FRIDAY

HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL DAY

This day marks the liberation of Auschwitz - the largest of the Nazi concentration camps - in Poland in 1945. Get help on teaching how and why the Holocaust happened from QCDA_Resources.

SATURDAY

'LET HIM HAVE IT' (1953)

Derek Bentley, 19, was hanged for his part in the murder of PC Sidney Miles. Forty years later, then Home Secretary Michael Howard granted him a pardon. Use this resource from daisyreed87 for a thought-provoking lesson.

SUNDAY

POVERTY amp; HOMELESS ACTION WEEK

This has been run each year since 2008 and brings together Homelessness Sunday (29 January) and Poverty Action Sunday (5 February). Learn more at www.actionweek.org

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