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Here are some websites that we thought you might like to take a look at

 

Research the Olympics

 

The Olympics were meant to be held in Tokyo, Japan this year.

 

Find out 10 facts about Japan and turn them into quiz questions.

 

You could make this into a Kahoot quiz for your friends and family to try -  https://kahoot.com/ 

 

 

25 unusual sports from around the world

 

Almost everyone has heard of football, baseball, tennis and hockey, but there are lots of different sports and activities around the world. 

 

Below you can access a PowerPoint presentation, or look at the slides as images to learn more about some very unusual sports.

 

Can you select 16 to diamond rank which sports you would like to be able to take part in? Or which ones you would watch?  Are the two rankings the same? 

 

Additional activities are listed in the PowerPoint.

 

25 Unusual Sports You've Never Heard Of

Good deeds

All the major religions encourage us to be kind to each other. 

 

Write down 3 things could you do to make someone else happier. 

 

Maybe you could send a message to a fellow pupil via Seesaw to let them know that you’re missing them?

 

 

Timeline

Can you make your own timeline of your life or just of your time in lockdown?  Timelines are a sequence of events over time and can be great ways to share things that have happened to you with others, or a lovely way to share memories with family and friends.

 

You can use words, photos (if you are allowed), drawings, old cards, old clothes, toys, etc to illustrate your life so far. 

 

Be as creative as you want.  It could be on paper, a washing line or a 3D display.  Please send a photo of it to your teacher via Seesaw if you can.

 

Here are some ideas gathered from the internet; just so you can see, anything goes.

              

 

                               

 

If you want more advice on how to help your child create a timeline, here is a link (https://www.thoughtco.com/timeline-activity-for-kids-4145478?utm_source=pinterest&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=shareurlbuttons) but this about sequencing events in your child's life that they want to share and being creative.  

 

 

BBC Teach – My Life, My Religion: Hinduism 

 

A series of short films in which 14-year-old Simran and 11-year-old Vraj explain the traditions and beliefs of their Hindu faith. 

 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/class-clips-video/religious-studies-ks2-my-life-my-religion-hinduism/zfvkhbk 

 

 

BBC - Your World

 

In this series of short films, two children give us an insight into their lives and show us what it’s like to live in contrasting parts of the world 

Focusing on geographic themes such as size, climate and terrain, this series compares the experiences of children living in the UK to contrasting places around the world. 

 

These clips are taken from the original series, Your World. 

Suitable for: KS1 and KS2 in Wales.

 

This series includes: 

  • What it’s like living in hilly cities using the examples of Edinburgh in Scotland and Addis Ababa in Ethiopia. 

  • A closer look at living in opposite climates, North of England and North Australia. 

  • Comparing two children's lives in Birmingham, UK and Johannesburg, South Africa. 

  • The experience of living next to rivers in Belfast, Northern Ireland and Pune in India. 

  • Living in remote places such as The Shetlands and Iqaluit. 

  • Comparing two children's lives in busy capital cities, London and Tokyo. 

  • The contrast in the coastal capitals of Cardiff and Port Moresby. 

 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/class-clips-video/geography-ks1-ks2-your-world/z67bmfr

 

 

BBC Teach – My Life, My Religion: Islam 

 

 

In this week when Ramadan begins, please take a look at this short film that will explain what many of our Muslim pupils will be experiencing.

 

A series of short films in which Kasian and Naseem (both 12 years old) and 11-year-old Sara explain the traditions and beliefs of their Muslim faith. 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/class-clips-video/religious-studies-ks2-my-life-my-religion-islam/znmx47h 

 

 

BBC True stories – historical accounts of real life people  

 

 

From Florence Nightingale to Isambard Kingdom Brunel, these short video dramatisations introduce the stories of ten children who grew up and changed the world.

These short film are taken from the original BBC series, True Stories.

Suitable for teaching Reception to Year 6.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/class-clips-video/history-ks1--ks2-true-stories/z72wpg8 

 

 

BBC CBeebies - Go Jetters

 

You can now explore places all around the planet Earth with Ubercorn.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/class-clips-video/eyfs-ks1-geography-go-jetters/zj8ypg8 

 

BBC Teach - RS - Christianity

 

BBC Teach – My Life, My Religion: Christianity 

A series of short films exploring the Christian faith through the eyes of young practicing Christians Nathan (aged 11), Kirsty (aged 13), Kiera (aged 8) and Santos (aged 8). 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/class-clips-video/religious-studies-ks2-my-life-my-religion-christianity/zjmmvk7 

 

 

BBC Teach - RS - Religions of the World

 

A series of short animated films teaching primary pupils about different religions 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/class-clips-video/religions-of-the-world/zfxwpg8 

 

 

National Geographic for Kids

 

National Geographic Kids

https://www.natgeokids.com/uk/teacher-category/primary-resources/ 

Find amazing facts about animals, science, history and geography, along with fun competitions, games and more 

 

 

BBC Newsround

 

The home of news and fun facts for kids. Find out what is going on, with stories, pictures and videos. Try a quiz or one of our free games.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/newsround

 

 

Edinburgh Zoo Live Web Cams

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nicky Hagendyk - Dyniaethau / Humanities

Nicky Hagendyk - Cadeirydd y grŵp Maes Dysgu a Phrofiad y Dyniaethau Nicky Hagendyk - Chair of the Humanities Areas of Learning Experience group

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