Great Britain Our Changing Times: Forties; Fifties; Sixties. Authentic film footage, much of which was shown in British cinemas before the advent of broadcast television, is the basis of these three 60-minute videos compiled by Readers Digest. Issues range from the global to the trivial. Pounds 12. 99 from major video retailers.
Somali Language Pack. To help teachers meet the educational needs of refugee pupils new to this country, this book contains photocopiable worksheets; an 830-word dictionary; information on the culture and history of Somalia; details about the structure of the language and sections on the core subjects of the national curriculum. Pounds 7.95. Brent Travellers and Displaced Persons Education Service, Salusbury Primary School, Salusbury Road, London NW6 6RG. Tel: 0171 372 1487.
Steel and Motorways. Accidents, tailbacks, boredom are what most people associate with motorways, but this pack taps their learning potential. For key stages 3 and 4 it suggests practical activities for science, mathematics and technology. Pounds 7.50. British Steel Education Service, PO Box 10, Wetherby, LS23 7EL. Tel: 01937 844443.
Choices by Gordon Aspland. Situations in which primary school children have to choose between two or more courses of action are the theme of this collection of stories. For personal and social education or assembly. Pounds 7.95. Catherine Smith Southgate Publishers, Glebe House, Church Street, Crediton, Devon EX17 2AF. Tel: 01363 777575.