At the bottom of many pages there are puzzles for you to do. There are picture clues to the titles of childrens’ books. All these books are in the school library. Here’s an easy one to start you off:-
If you’re really clever you can have a go at the anagrams. An anagram is a set of words where the letters are mixed up. They are at the bottom of many pages and they are the titles to childrens’ books. All these books are in the school library. They are written in
Charlie and Lola
This Week in History
Every week we will tell you about some events which happened many years ago on this week.
1944 Blackout regulations eased in Britain to allow lights on buses, trains and at railway stations for the first time since the beginning of World War II in 1939.1998 There was chaos in Staffordshire, when animal rights activists release around 6,000 animals from a mink farm. Mink are now devastating British wildlife, so it was not a particularly wise or humanitarian move!
2013 A wedding service at Holy Cross Church in Sherston, Wiltshire, was delayed for an hour when an owl that was bearing the wedding rings fell asleep in the church roof.
2014 A businessman gambled £900,000, the biggest amount of money ever staked on a political event, on Scotland staying in the United Kingdom. He called it an ‘investment’ rather than a gamble, with a profit of £193,333.33 in the event of a 'No' vote, and it was!
1894 Blackpool Tower was officially opened.
2014 The world famous golf club, the Royal & Ancient at St. Andrews, voted
overwhelmingly to end its 260-
1917 The first RSPCA animal clinic was opened, in Liverpool.
2012 Apple's new mapping service for iPhone users was launched, with many errors.
.It relocated London -
Dublin was gifted a previously undiscovered airport on a 35 acre working farm.
Shakespeare's birthplace, Stratford-
Welsh town of Pontypridd was transplanted six miles north-
Tonypandy should have been.
2014Dr. Michael Ramscar and a team of scientists suggested that the brains of older
people only appear to slow down because they have so much information to compute,
much like a full-
1915 Stonehenge was sold at auction to Mr C H Chubb for £6,600 as a present for his wife. Mr Chubb presented it to the nation three years later as his wife didn't think it suited her.
1965 BP found oil in the North Sea.
1986 Prince Charles admitted that he talked to his plants.
1641 The Merchant Royal, a 17th century English merchant ship was lost at sea off Land's End. On board were at least 100,000 pounds of gold (nearly one billion pounds in today's money), 400 bars of Mexican silver and nearly 500,000 pieces of eight and other coins, making it one of the most valuable wrecks of all times. The wreck remains undiscovered.
1974 The world's first Ceefax teletext service was begun by the BBC.
Every week we will tell you about a building or monument
The Burj al-
Type Luxury Hotel
Architectural style High-
Location Jumeirah Beach Road, Jumeirah 3 -
Coordinates 25.141975°N 55.186147°ECoordinates: 25.141975°N 55.186147°E
Construction started 1994
Opening December 1999
Cost US$1 billion
Architectural 321 m (1,053 ft)
Top floor 197.5 m (648 ft)
Floor count 56 (3 below ground)
Design and construction
Structural engineer Atkins
Number of rooms 202
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