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Quality resources developed for Home Schooling, International Schools and online education in sub-Saharan Africa, suitable for students planning to write Cambridge International Examinations.

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Quality resources developed for Home Schooling, International Schools and online education in sub-Saharan Africa, suitable for students planning to write Cambridge International Examinations.
The Creative Process in Art and Design
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The Creative Process in Art and Design

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Useful as the first Art and Design lesson in Year 9 or I/GCSE for Cambridge exams. Based on the CIE video, with suitable creative activity, and intro to van Gogh’s Starry Night art. Links to 2 videos included. A 9 page self-explanatory document which can be printed, projected or sent to students for blended or home learning.
The Effects of the Renaissance on European Society
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The Effects of the Renaissance on European Society

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KS 3 - Full 43 page module which covers what the Renaissance was; scientific discoveries; art and architecture; Leonardo da Vinci; the Reformation. Contains worksheets, multiple choice; source-based questions, glossaries; suggested answers International Curriculum for Africa Year 7
The Scramble for Africa
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The Scramble for Africa

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KS 3 - 17 page unit suitable for projection or printing; a general overview which introduces the topic, contains a few tasks which reinforce history and study skills; also - a thought provoking task which requires students to investigate their origins as newcomers in either the recent or distant past. Accompanying PowerPoint presentation reinforces important concepts. Reasons for the Scramble for Africa The process of partitioning Africa Responses to colonisation Results of the Scramble for Africa International Curriculum for Africa Year / Grade 8 Case Study - Cote d'Ivoire
The Anglo-Zulu War, South Africa, 1879
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The Anglo-Zulu War, South Africa, 1879

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KS 3 (UK) Gr 8-10 (SA) - A unit of work, suitable for whiteboard or for printing as a worksheet, which uses two films to study the topic. Includes background reading; worksheets; suggested answers (also on PowerPoint). Introduction – using film to study history How the war began The Battle of Isandlwana (Zulu Dawn) The Battle of Rorke's Drift. (Zulu!) The aftermath of these battles Discussion – use of propaganda techniques by the British government
Modern Israel and Palestine
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Modern Israel and Palestine

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KS 3 - A 7 page worksheet containing instructions for a Depth Study on the region 1900 - present; Mark scheme included. International Curriculum for Africa Year 7
World War One
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World War One

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KS 3 - Grade 8-9: A 36 page unit which can be printed or projected. Contains notes, tasks, links to suitable short videos, a PowerPoint presentation with answers for the Assessment Task. Suitable for International schools; includes information about the war in Africa. Great for online teaching! Causes of the war The course of the war 1914 – 1918 Other theatres of war Consequences of World War 1 The Treaty of Versailles
Indonesia's new capital city
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Indonesia's new capital city

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KS 3: Geography - urbanisation Why is Indonesia getting a new capital city? Problems in Jakarta The island of Borneo Video links Questions Summary My Year 8s enjoyed this lesson. Updated for 2022
The colonisation of Africa
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The colonisation of Africa

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KS 3 - A Unit of work suitable for students in sub-Saharan Africa, international schools, home schoolers, multi-cultural classrooms. An overview of the nature of the colonisation of Africa Patterns of colonial rule in Africa Case Study – The Portuguese in Africa Case Study -The British take over the Cape of Good Hope Case Study - Tanzania Includes PowerPoint containing suggested answers for all tasks. International Curriculum for Africa Year 8
The Life of Jesus
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The Life of Jesus

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KS 3 Written for Year 7 students in a religious school, this unit contains 5 lessons based on the life of Jesus: the flight to Egypt; Lost in the Temple at 12 years old; temptation in the desert; rejection in the synagogue in Nazareth and the Resurrection. Contains reinforcement questions, summaries and links to suitable videos.
Life of Jesus
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Life of Jesus

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KS 3 - 5 lessons Notes, activities, video links based on How the birth of Jesus was foretold Baptism by John the Baptist Ministry of Jesus the last week the weekend that changed the world
Creative Photography
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Creative Photography

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Art & Design - I use this for Year 8, and IGCSE students who are new to the topic. 29 pages of notes and illustrations which can be printed or projected. Links to useful YouTube videos. Five full lessons with suitable activities. Topics include: Use a phone camera to create a still life photo Anatomy of a camera Light and shadow Framing a photograph Rule of thirds WRITTEN FOR ONLINE LEARNING
Introduction to painting in oils
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Introduction to painting in oils

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Useful for students painting in oils for the first time, e.g. Year 9 or I/GCSE. A 12 page document containing tips, study notes, practice and assessment activity based on watching suitable videos. Can be printed, projected or sent to students for blended or home-based learning. Allocate 5 lessons to complete the whole unit. Includes: Preparing to paint Prep work for landscape Blocking Layers Final touches
Principles of art and design
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Principles of art and design

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Useful as an introduction to art and design in year 9 or I/GCSE. Follows on from lessons on Elements of art and design (also available on this site). A 20-page document with activities and self-explanatory notes and links to suitable videos which can be printed, projected or sent to students for blended or home learning. Covers the following topics (5 lessons): principles of art principles of photography principles of design Famous designers Assessment activity
Perspective Drawing
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Perspective Drawing

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A 25-page document for Year 9 or I/GCSE students which contains information, activities and links to suitable videos. Can be printed, projected or sent to students for blended or home-based education. Whole unit for at least 5 lessons. Topics covered include: Freehand sketches Formal drawing Vanishing points Isometric Orthographic drawing
South Africa, c.1940 to present day
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South Africa, c.1940 to present day

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KS3/Gr9 - A 23 page unit of work which can be printed and/or projected. Includes simple tasks, a poster task, an investigation into forced removals and the current land restitution issue in South Africa, a coursework task based on Nelson Mandela and F W de Klerk and many more activities. (with marking guidelines and suggested answers) The introduction of apartheid The Freedom Charter The Sharpeville Massacre The Soweto Riots The 1994 elections The role of Nelson Mandela and F W de Klerk Suitable for Cambridge and South African CAPS Investigations suitable for IB.
The decolonisation of Africa
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The decolonisation of Africa

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KS 3 - A simple approach for printing or projection . Contains information, tasks and suggested answers Introduction Case Study - Kwame Nkrumah of Ghana Problems after decolonisation Which countries still have colonies? Make a presentation (iPad, PowerPoint or Scratch) Results of decolonisation of Africa
WW2: The Path to War - 1933 - 1939
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WW2: The Path to War - 1933 - 1939

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KS3; Year/ Grade 9 - An 8 page unit with notes, map, tasks for continuous assessment which can be printed or projected; with accompanying PowerPoint presentation (with marking guidelines) Mussolini and Italian fascism – 8 mark “to what extent “question. The invasion of Abyssinia – With example of a ‘Letter to the Editor’ Hitler and the Nazis forge the chain of World War II – Using source material Map of Europe 1919 – 1937 – Mapwork Task Very useful for International Curriculum for Africa; CIE, SA CAPS and others
Plagues and pandemics
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Plagues and pandemics

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KS3 - 5 x history lessons, printable, project or download; notes, YouTube videos and questions. I used them for Year 9. Students quite reassured to know that mankind has survived similar pandemics throughout history. Bubonic plague The Columbian Exchange Spanish Flu HIV/Aids Covid-19 Suitable for remote teaching and online home-schooling too.