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    Fun winter activities at ZSL London Zoo!

    There are lots of exciting things to see and do at ZSL London Zoo this coming Winter! We have an exciting Christmas trail for school groups to explore, lots of winter wildlife to meet and plenty of Christmas themed animal talks and feeds to join in on! ZSL London… Download here

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    Win a visit to your school from an Olympic or Paralympic athlete with the Get Set Values Awards!

    Get Set, the official youth engagement programme of the British Olympic Association and British Paralympic Association, has launched the Values Awards, a brand new educational resource for primary and secondary schools. Young people will develop life skills, get active and learn how to become responsible citizens. The resources… Download here

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    Normandy Study Pack: Normandy Map

    Here you can find an informative map to help your students locate all of Normandy’s important sites. This will help your students to complete the other Normandy study packs. Click here to locate all of Normandy’s important sites with this informative map. Download here

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    Normandy Study Pack: Normandy Crossword

    With the Normandy Crossword activity your students can test their knowledge of all things Normandy. It is best to dive into this activity after pupils have completed the four main study packs. Click here to test your knowledge of Normandy with this challenging crossword. Download here

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    Normandy Study Pack: The Food and Drink of Normandy

    Normandy’s cuisine is world-renowned due to the high quality of the region’s produce. With the Normandy Food and Drink pack, your students can learn all about this topic with traditional recipes and culinary tips from expert chefs. Click here to discover Normandy’s world-renowned cuisine with exciting recipes and… Download here

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    Normandy Study Pack: D-Day and the Battle of Normandy

    The D-Day study pack provides your pupils with the rare opportunity to learn about this key historical event through an interview with a British veteran that was on the beaches during the invasion. Further information alongside the interview also allows pupils to get informed about Normandy’s role in the… Download here

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    Normandy Study Pack: Impressionism

    Let your students discover one of Normandy’s most influential art movements by immersing them in the world of the impressionists. This pack helps to highlight the importance of the Norman context as inspiration for the impressionists whilst also looking at the historical factors contributing to the birth of the… Download here

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    Normandy Study Pack: William the Conqueror

    Pupils will be amazed to learn of the close historical ties between Britain and Normandy with the William the Conqueror study pack. Improve their knowledge of British history with key information about the Battle of Hastings, or put their skills as historians to the test with investigative activities focusing… Download here

  • Take your class back in time with Dinosaurs in the Wild

    With Dinosaurs in the Wild, teachers can now take their class somewhere they’ve never been before – back in time! This new immersive and interactive experience allows teachers to give 7 to 11-year-olds a unique experience, travelling back 67 million years to see living dinosaurs. Brought to you by producers behind… Download here

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    Top Ten Tips for Introducing Newspapers into your Classroom

    Try our top tips on how to introduce newspapers to your classroom!   To download this free resource, click here… Download here

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    Top Ten Tips for Writing a Newspaper Report

    Free literacy poster: Top Ten Tips for Writing a Newspaper Report Tips for pupils to help perfect their news reports, written by First News editor, Nicky Cox. To download this free resource, click here… Download here

  • What’s included in the weekly reading activities?

    Find out about what’s included in our weekly reading activities. Download here… Download here

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