Nineteenth Century History: 1870-1880 {David Livingstone: Medicine Man, Explorer and Missionary}

The children learnt all about David Livingstone, a Victorian doctor who traveled to Africa as a missionary.  We read the following book on his life

Nineteenth Century History: 1860-1870 {Charles Darwin and other Scientists of his Time}

The nineteenth century was a fascinating time for scientific theory and new discoveries, from Russian, Dmitri Mendeleev’s Periodic Table, (which arranged all the known elements according

Nineteenth Century History: 1850-1860 {Florence Nightingale and the Crimean War}

The 1850s were an interesting time with the start of both the Crimean war (between Russia and her ally Turkey and allies Britain and France)

Impressionist Artist Study: Degas

For her project last term Lillie learnt all about the Impressionist painters.  She studied one artist for two weeks.  The latest has been Degas, which

Nineteenth Century History: 1840-1850 {Charles Dickens and the Poor}

Oh my, I had fun this week!  The children not so much, but I took huge delight in threatening to starve my children with a

How to Experience the Life of a Working Class Victorian

This was a small social experiment the children and I carried out over one school day.  We will be doing something similar when we come

1 2 3