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History & Geography

Literary London

26/07/2019 by Victoria Heward
“The streets of London have their map, but our passions are uncharted. What are you going to meet if you turn this corner?” Virginia Woolf   If...

Leonardo and the most famous art theft of all time

26/07/2019 by Victoria Heward
This year we celebrate the 500th anniversary of the death of the great Italian artist, Leonardo Da Vinci. Leonardo was born on April 15 1452 in Vinci,...

Apollo 11: 50 years on

18/07/2019 by Victoria Heward
“One giant leap for mankind” Neil Armstrong   Anyone who is old enough will remember where they were on July 20th 1969; the day that man landed...

Atlantis

11/07/2019 by Victoria Heward
What do you know about Atlantis? Before you read, do the Atlantis Quiz!   1 Which of these is associated with Atlantis?    A sun                                   B...

Dear Diary…

12/06/2019 by Victoria Heward
“Think of all the beauty still left around you and be happy.” Anne Frank   12th June, 1942 was not only the 13th birthday of Anne Frank...

The Coronation of Elizabeth II

28/05/2019 by Victoria Heward
In 1066, William the Conqueror was the first monarch to be crowned in Westminster Abbey and, since then, nearly all the Kings and Queens have been crowned...