History: A Victorian Christmas

The roots of Christmas as we know it today stretch less than 200 years into the past – because Christmas cards, Christmas trees, Christmas crackers and the traditional Christmas dinner only came about through the inventiveness of the Victorians!

Celebrations in Rhyme: Christmas

Creating and performing a whole-school Seasonal Poem in just a single day! From Jingle Bells to White Christmas, from Silent Night to The Night Before Christmas, the winter season has inspired some of the most loved and best remembered verses of all time. So what better time of year to write and perform (with actions!) … Read More

Maths: The Santa Challenge

With the clock ticking away to Christmas Eve, Santa’s lost the combination to the key that unlocks his sleigh! So he’s going to arrive at your school in a muddle – and needing your children’s help if Christmas is to be saved.

Maths: CSI: Christmas Bake Off!

The seasonal Bake Off organised by Celebrity Chef Noel Joy ended in tears, not happiness – because he was nearly poisoned by his own Christmas Pudding! But this was no accident: one of the finalists had deliberately set out to get revenge! 

Maths: CSI: Christmas Storyland

There’s chaos in Christmas Storyland – because someone has stolen the Magic Ointment that makes Rudolph’s nose shine so brightly!