Next week at school: 7-13 November 2011

4th November 2011 at 00:00

MONDAY

NATIONAL SCHOOL MEALS WEEK

Encourage healthy eating and help to get children enthused about fresh food and how it's prepared around the world with resources from the Local Authority Caterers Association's National School Meals Week.

TUESDAY

YOUNGEST US PRESIDENT (1960)

John F Kennedy became the youngest president in the history of the US when he won the election by a narrow margin. Discuss his life and legacy with a resource from allenk.

WEDNESDAY

FALL OF THE BERLIN WALL (1989)

This day marks the fall of the Berlin Wall, one of the most infamous symbols of the Cold War. Teach your pupils about it with video clips and animations provided by cjs_uk.

THURSDAY

LADY CHATTERLEY'S LOVER SELLS OUT

On this day in 1960, DH Lawrence's sexually explicit novel sold out - 200,000 copies - on the first day of publication after being banned in Britain for 30 years. Find out more at www.dh-lawrence.org.uk

FRIDAY

REMEMBRANCE DAY

This whole-school assembly - suitable for primary children - encourages pupils to learn about Remembrance Day and the symbolism associated with it. Try a popular resource from the TES Resources team.

SATURDAY

BYE BYE POUND NOTE (1984)

The announcement came that the pound note was to disappear after more than 150 years, despite Margaret Thatcher saying the coin to replace it was "unpopular". Teach the value of money with the TES money collection.

SUNDAY

HELLO GREECE (1864)

The new constitution of Greece was adopted - but there was little rejoicing. Courtiers curried favour, the king could dismiss parliament, and apparently there were ongoing money problems. No change there, then. Read more at http:bit.lytXoIsI

All links and resources can be found at www.tes.co.ukresources008.

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