Web sites…

Tuesday, December 29, 2009


These are some of the web sites we’ve enjoyed. Just enter these titles in google, and enjoy! 1: Randy Pausch last lecture (emotional and inspirational farewell lecture) 2: eightprinciples (great fun, great graphics, and key messages. A real uplift!) 3: a vision of students today (a must-see for all teachers) 4: have you been [...]

Top 10: role models

Tuesday, December 29, 2009


It’s that time of year when we review what’s happened, reflect, and take stock. So we thought this might be a good time to capture a top 10 of those who have inspired us over our lives. We think the following are inspirational, in different ways. If you’ve heard of them, then [...]

Festive fun….4

Thursday, December 24, 2009


Next quiz. Put the year to each of these Christmas number 1s: 1  Save your love 2  Lonely this Christmas 3  There’s no-one quite like grandma 4  Bohemian Rhapsody 5  Moon river 6  Mad world 7  Mr Blobby 8  Two little boys 9  Merry Christmas everybody 10  Sound of the underground 11  Mistletoe and wine 12 Ernie 13 Saviour’s day 14 When a child is born 15 Stay another day 16 Can [...]

Festive fun….3

Wednesday, December 23, 2009


Next quiz. This is hard…you just have to guess most of them…. 1  When was the Queen’s Christmas Speech first broadcast on television? 2  When was the first stamp to commemorate Christmas issued? 3  Which English ruler banned Christmas? 4  When was the first Christmas card commercially produced? 5  Christmas trees became popular after one of our royals planted one at [...]

Festive fun….2

Tuesday, December 22, 2009


Next quiz. These initials are the first lines of favourites Christmas songs and carols.  What are they? 1  CROAOF 2  GRYMG 3  ISMKSC 4  WTKOOA 5  DDMOH 6  GKWLO 7  OCAYF 8  THATI 9  AIAMNCFAB 10 IDOAWC 11  SNHNAICAIB 12  OIRDC 13  SBRAYL 14  FYSWAJHS 15  HTHAS 16  RTRNR 17  JBJBJATW 18  WSWTFBN 19  RATCT 20  ICUAMC Answers below, please..!

Festive fun…1

Sunday, December 6, 2009


OK - throughout this festive period watch this website for quizzes and other fun items.  Here’s the first.  Name the singer/band/ group associated with these tracks, then rearrange into a festive message. Stan House of the Rising Sun Step On Need You Tonight Mmmbop Brown Sugar I Bet You Look Good On The Dancefloor 500 Miles My Generation Since You’ve Been Gone Smells Like Teen Spirit Holiday Blue [...]

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