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Causes of World War 1 {World War 1)

The causes of World War 1 are both complex and unbelievable. I mean, people are killed by terrorists everyday, but those deaths don’t tend to cause a world war to break out. So how did the death of one man, Archduke Ferdinand of Austria, create a war which lasted four years and killed an untold…

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Edwardian Unit Study Presentation

We have just finished a five month long study on the early nineteen hundreds. We have learnt such a lot, from reading books published at this time, to science studies on flight and ships, to the great Antarctic explorers of this era. The girls have worked hard to understand the suffragette movement and the sinking…

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Using our Paper Mache Map to Learn about the Anglo Saxons

To see instruction on how to build a paper mache map click here. Once the paper mache map had been painted and left to dry, the children were ready to begin pictorially displaying some of the learning they had done about the Anglo Saxons.  Here is the finished painted map: Offa’s Dyke is the brown…

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Stained Glass Window Activities

Most of our art study this year is going to be centered around particular artists who lived during the Middle Ages.  However there are a few one-off topics I'd like to cover - illuminated manuscripts being one and stained glass windows being another.  So I decided now was a good time to look at the stained glass windows, especially…

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