Next week at school: 8-14 October 2011

7th October 2011 at 01:00

SATURDAY

HOW THE GOVERNATOR WON THE WEST

He's gone from Terminator to Sperminator. But on this date in 2003 Arnold Schwarzenegger became governor of California. Learn more about American immigration with a resource from allenk.

SUNDAY

WORLD POST DAY

Celebrate the founding of the Universal Postal Union on this day in 1874, and the boom in global communications, by exploring the history of the Royal Mail www.postalheritage.org.uk

MONDAY

WORLD MENTAL HEALTH DAY

Depression is a worldwide problem, exacerbated by drug abuse. Why not consider forming a primary school drug policy to help educate youngsters, using arth's resource on TES Resources?

TUESDAY

VICTORY FOR NELSON

After 437 years at the bottom of the Solent, The Mary Rose, flagship of King Henry VIII, was raised on this day in 1982. Now it's the turn of Nelson's "Victory" to get a revamp. Learn more at www.hms-victory.com

WEDNESDAY

TWO SIDES TO `TERROR'

An IRA bomb attack on Brighton's Grand Hotel killed two people and injured dozens more on this day in 1984. The IRA: terrorists or freedom fighters? See annajordan's resource to help with a class discussion.

THURSDAY

STARS IN YOUR EYES

"Fasten your seatbelts, it's going to be a bumpy night" was Bette Davis' famous line from 1950 film All About Eve. Which star would you put on the cover of a magazine? Design your own with MarieWebster's resource.

FRIDAY

THE BATTLE OF HASTINGS (1066)

Is this the earliest example of "snatching defeat from the jaws of victory"? The salutory tale, in verse, of how England fell to the Normans can be found in tafkam's popular resource on TES Resources.

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