Making learning relevant keeps it fresh and interesting. Here’s our guide to what’s coming up during the next couple of terms.
Dates to remember 2016:
2nd September - It will have been 350 years since the Great Fire of London began. Don't forget to check out our Great Fire Topic Pack!
5th September - The end of the Great Fire of London! Only 6 people were known to have died.
13th September - 100th Anniversary of Roald Dahl's Birth.
14th October - It has been 950 years since the Battle of Hastings! Learn more all about the historical battle through our Topic Pack - KS3/CE Battle of Hastings.
17th October - 60 years ago the first commercial nuclear power station was officially opened by Queen Elizabeth II in Seallfield in Cumbria, England.
28th October - 800 years since Henry III was crowned.
18th November - 100 years since the Battle of Somes ended.
4th December - 225 years ago the first edition of The Observer, the world's first Sunday newspaper was published.
7th December - 75th Anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbour.
17th December - It's been 10 years since a tornado struck Kensal Green in North West London, seriously damaging about 150 properties.