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History & Geography

Geography: Famous English teachers

08/06/2018 by Victoria Heward
Now lots of children study English at school as a second language and many adults attend courses either at work or in the evenings to improve their language...

Geography: Stevenson’s Travel Writing

27/04/2018 by Victoria Heward
The time that Robert Louis Stevenson spent abroad inspired him to write about his journeys and he is known as being one of the first writers of travel...

History: Shakespeare’s theatre

09/04/2018 by Victoria Heward
Shakespeare’s career probably started as an actor in a theatrical company called The Lord Chamberlain’s Men. There, he worked with another young actor,...

Geography: Kansas, "There’s no place like home"

08/03/2018 by Victoria Heward
The Wizard of Oz tells the story of Dorothy Gale who is blown away from her home in a tornado. After her many adventures, she finally manages to get back...

History: School

05/02/2018 by Victoria Heward
In 1840 almost 2 million people lived in London, but there was no compulsory schooling and so very few children received an education. This high level...

History: Dandyism and fashion

03/01/2018 by Victoria Heward
The words ‘dandy’ and ‘dandyism’ were first used to describe a man who loved fashion and was particularly interested in his physical appearance....