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This Week In History

60 second histories
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date: 26 May 2017
-  The benefits of using film to teach history  -     I’m probably showing my age with this story. I was 14. It was after a sports lesson. I was tired. It was geography. The teacher arrived at the classroom in an excited state. We were going to the A.V. room. This was indeed exciting. You must understand that this was before the days of...
tags:
  • 21st Century
  • Education
  • General
date: 08 May 2017
The Winners We’re delighted to announce the winners of My EPIC Era 2017.  Our judges have had great fun pouring through all the drawings, models, writings, videos and songs etc. from schools across the country.  The standard once again has been pretty EPIC and it has been fantastic to see the creativity and enthusiasm of pupils demonstrating...
tags:
  • 21st Century
  • Education
  • General
  • News
date: 31 Jan 2017
An Historical Alliance - January 2017 -    Squaducation is very happy to announce an exciting new partnership with Cornerstones Education, suppliers of creative curriculum teaching and learning materials to primary schools across England and Wales.   We’re delighted that Cornerstones recognises the quality and value that 60 second histories films...
tags:
  • 21st Century
  • Education
  • General
  • News
date: 25 Jul
July 25th 2009  -  12 days after Harry Patch died his funeral took place at Wells Cathedral. Harry, the last surviving man who had fought in the trenches during World War 1, had lived in a nursing home in Wells for the last years of his life. He had not wanted a state funeral but there was huge interest, mixed with sadness, in the passing of this...
tags:
  • 21st Century
  • Battles
  • This week in history
  • WW1