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A Brief History of The Vikings

As a regular reader of our blog you would be forgiven for thinking we seem to be jumping about a bit with our topics.  That’s because we are jumping about a bit with our topics! There is no link between recent topics other than the fact that the moon decided to partially block the sun a week before our planned Kent Life Viking day trip!

And so, fresh from viewing the Eclipse (for eclipse substitute grey cloud cover) we have thrown ourselves into another mini topic.  It needs to be mini, as Easter is fast approaching, with all the chocolatey plans that we have!

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History meets technology

Creating a timeline to develop a sense of the past
Creating a timeline to develop a sense of the past

Another busy fortnight in home school, and the uniform is slipping away.  No longer do I have to teach my son looking like a street urchin from Dickensian days!  Having said that, we started a new topic on The Great Fire of London and he did decide that this warranted a fire damaged outfit and so the shredded shirt made an appearance on Tuesday.  Tuesday is our home ed group day when we meet up with lots of other families and last week C went along armed with props and costumes to encourage his friends to take part in a photo shoot so that we could create a photo story of the Great Fire of Rochester. Continue reading History meets technology