Next week at school - 6-12 February 2012

3rd February 2012 at 00:00

Monday

APPRENTICESHIP WEEK

Want to promote the value of apprenticeships in business, trades and craft to your students? Take a look at a resource from CareerJourno for cross-curricular DT lesson ideas.

Tuesday

DICKENS' BICENTENARY

He captured the human condition as well as he documented the day-to-day details of his time. Enthuse your students about Dickens with a popular resource on Great Expectations from littlegiggles.

Wednesday

THE YOUNG QUEEN (1952)

Princess Elizabeth was proclaimed Queen Elizabeth II after the death of her father two days earlier. Energise your students in preparation for this year's Diamond Jubilee with a tutorial from ruthbentham.

Thursday

REDS UNDER THE BEDS (1950)

US Senator Joe McCarthy launched his anti-communist witch-hunt, accusing more than 200 staff in the State Department of being "reds". It's only a hop to the Salem witch trials, explored in this resource from Gr33ns.

Friday

CHARLES TO WED CAMILLA (2005)

She was branded a marriage wrecker, but when Camilla Parker Bowles' engagement to Prince Charles was announced, she was back in favour thanks to a media campaign. See a resource on the odd one out from maz1.

Saturday

RISE OF THE IRON LADY (1975)

The Conservatives chose Margaret Thatcher as their new leader, unwittingly launching a personality that would end up dividing the country and the party. See a resource from DanielWillcocks for a lesson on her downfall.

Sunday

DARWIN'S BIRTHDAY (1809)

In the 150 years since On the Origin of Species was published, the scientist who battled religion to claim we descended from monkeys has been proved right. See Wildscreen's resource on the voyage of the Beagle and Darwin's theory of evolution.

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