York Archaeology

York Archaeology Learning website has been developed to help anyone teaching children about the Vikings. KS2 teachers may find the website a useful place to organise an online Viking event for the class.  They can deliver a digital history lesson straight to the...

Support for Teaching Well-being

Support for teaching well-being resources has been created by OHID (Office for Health Improvement and Disparities). “Better Health wants to help teachers address and facilitate open conversations about mental well-being in the classroom. Kick-start these...

National Pet Month

National Pet Month is from the 1st of April to May 10th. The website has a section devoted to schools with lesson plans and activities suitable for schools. “Research has shown that pet ownership can be particularly beneficial for children: from teaching them...

Holi or the Festival of Colours

Holi or the Festival of Colours, the 24 – 25 March, is a colourful and joyful festival celebrated by Hindus worldwide. During Holi, people throw coloured powders and water at each other to celebrate the arrival of spring and the victory of good over evil. It is...

Red Nose Day 2024

Friday 15th March is Red Nose Day 2024, Comic Relief has lots of ideas and resources being prepared for the event: “This Friday 15 March Blue Peter will be turning RED to celebrate Red Nose Day and they are asking you and your school to go ‘red-to-toe’ too. So,...

World Book Day 2024

World Book Day 2024 is on the 7th March, are you ready? The National Literacy Trust has lots of ideas: ” This annual celebration of authors, illustrators, books and the joy of reading is one of the highlights of our year at the National Literacy Trust! World...