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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...

TV: David Copperfield (2000)

05/02/2018 by Victoria Heward
Many of Dickens’ stories were originally published in magazines with a new chapter every week. He specialised in creating suspense so that people wanted...

Spotlight on... The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras

14/11/2017 by Victoria Heward
Mark Twain was the pen name of American writer, Samuel Langhorne Clemens. He was born in November 1835 just after an appearance of Halley’s Comet and...

Cinema: The Adventures of Mark Twain!

14/11/2017 by Victoria Heward
The writer Mark Twain wrote The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, and Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. In 1985 director, Will Vinton, released an animated film...

Spotlight on... Little Women

28/09/2017 by Victoria Heward
“I am not afraid of storms, for I am learning how to sail my ship.” Little Women by Louisa May Alcott   In September 1868 Little Women, was published...

Culture: Labour Day

28/09/2017 by Victoria Heward
In America, Labour Day is celebrated every year on the first Monday in September. It is a workers’ holiday similar to the way 1st May is in other parts...