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ESOL – Literacy – Numeracy

Chinese school – Are our kids tough enough?

In August 2015, the BBC broadcasted a 3-part programme called ‘Are our kids tough enough? Chinese school’. The programme documented a 4-week experiment, to see if the teaching styles used in China could have an effect on British students at Bohunt school, a comprehensive secondary school in Hampshire. The debate around different education systems is…

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BBC – Computer games keeps me mentally active

Watch the BBC Breakfast clip from 21st January 2013 and find out about Hilda Knott’s hobby. Choose the correct option for each gap in the text and post your own opinion in the comments at the bottom of the page.

BBC – It’s never too late to take up a sport

BBC Breakfast clip from 25th January 2013.

BBC – Is expensive food tastier?

BBC Breakfast clip from 25th June 2013.

BBC – Should you tell your child they are fat?

Watch the BBC Breakfast clip from 11th October 2013 of a discussion about whether you should tell your child if they are fat with┬ábody image campaigner, Natasha Devon and Paul Gately, a professor of exercise and obesity at Leeds Metropolitan University. Answer the questions and post your own opinion in the comments at the bottom…

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Whaa gwaan! British children learn to speak Jamaican Patois

Yes, it’s Rastamouse and Da Easy Crew, a popular children’s programme shown on the BBC TV channel, CBeebies. In this clip, Frank’s Fresh Style Crew has da freshest dance moves but noone turn up to dance! Rastamouse an example of stop motion animation.