What do black parents tell their children about growing up in the UK?
Three families discuss the impact of racism on their lives and what the Black Lives Matter campaign means to them.
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This is the heartwarming moment a nursing home resident teared up after receiving a pillow printed with a photograph of his late wife. Ken was given the gift by a carer at the Thistleton Lodge care home.
07 August 2020Four hundred years ago, on 16 September 1620, the Mayflower set sail from England, carrying the Pilgrim Fathers (and Mothers!) to found the first permanent British colony in North America. This A1+ article gives very basic information, to allow young learners to start building up a cultural competence about the founding of the U.S.A., Puritans … Continue reading "The Mayflower 400 Years On"
07 August 2020One of the greatest classics in English literature and the “most beloved” Jane Austen novel is back on screen in a new film version that mines the deep seam of humour in the novel. These activities and offer your students a new vision of marriage in the 19th century upper-class England and fit perfectly with … Continue reading "“Emma”: a New Austen Film"
05 August 2020American author Ray Bradbury spent more than seventy years fascinating readers and viewers with futuristic science-fiction stories like The Martian Chronicles, and Fahrenheit 451. But it all started with a little bit of magic. Bradbury was born in 1920 in Waukegan, a small town in Illinois. He fell in love with storytelling by watching films … Continue reading "Ray Bradbury at 100"
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Grades will be higher but there are questions about the fairness of estimated A-level results.
The train driver, a conductor and a passenger were killed in the crash in Aberdeenshire on Wednesday.
Joe Biden and running mate Kamala Harris call President Donald Trump a "whining" incompetent leader.