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FREE resources to help inspire the next Greta Thunberg

In August 2018, teen activist Greta Thunberg started a school strike outside the Swedish Parliament to raise awareness for climate change. Since then, she has inspired millions of young people all over the world to join her campaign against climate change through her 'Fridays For Future' movement. Want to inspire the next Greta Thunberg? Browse our free lesson ideas and related book series to help introduce ecology and climate change to your pupils.

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Anti-Bullying Week 2019: 11th-15th November

Next week is Anti-bullying week, an annual campaign run by the Anti-Bullying Alliance. The theme for Anti-Bullying Week 2019 is ‘Change Starts With Us' and will run from Monday 11th November - Friday 15th November. We know it's important to make sure children feel happy and safe at school and online, so we've compiled some helpful resources to help start the anti-bullying conversation and promote kindness this Anti-Bullying Week.

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Churchfields Junior School: Using Franklin Watts and Wayland's non-fiction texts to teach foundation subjects

We recently spent some time at Churchfields Junior School to see in action how the teachers and students have been using their Franklin Watts and Wayland books. They’ve come up with an innovative way to integrate them into their classroom teaching, using them in their foundation subject lessons for Years 5 and 6.

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Black History Month 2019

First organised by Ghanaian activist Akyaaba Addai-Sebo, Black History Month in the UK has been celebrated every October since 1987. Find out more and discover resources and competitions to help you celebrate with your pupils.

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50th Anniversary of Apollo 11 Moon Landing: Space-themed Lesson Ideas

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon Landing and the first man to walk on the Moon. To help celebrate this, we’ve put together some space-themed lesson ideas and accompanying videos from our sister publisher Franklin Watts and Wayland’s space range for you to share with your pupils. Scroll down to browse and download.

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