UK

What will happen in the fairy forest? Watch this story, one of our 'Shakespeare Lives' videos, and find out!

Practise your writing by answering the questions and telling us what you think.

In the UK, 1 April is 'April Fool's Day'. This is a day when people play tricks on each other for fun. A trick is like a practical joke.

  • Do you like playing tricks on people?
  • Is there a similar day in your country?
  • Tell us about a trick you have played on somebody!

Who was Beatrix Potter? Watch this story, one of our 'British tales' videos about characters and people from British history, to find out!

Who was Boudica? Watch this story, one of our 'British tales' videos about characters and people from British history, to find out!

Who was Dick Whittington? Watch this story, one of our 'British tales' videos about characters and people from British history, to find out!

Who was Elizabeth I? Watch this story, one of our 'British tales' videos about characters and people from British history, to find out! 

Who was Emmeline Pankhurst? Watch this story, one of our 'British tales' videos about characters and people from British history, to find out!

Who was Florence Nightingale? Watch this story, one of our 'British tales' videos about characters and people from British history, to find out!

Who was Saint George? Watch this story, one of our 'British tales' videos about characters and people from British history, to find out!

Whose ghost does Hamlet see in the castle? Watch this story, one of our 'Shakespeare Lives' videos, and find out!

Practise your writing by answering the questions and telling us what you think about helping others.

  • There are many ways of helping other people in your community, for example by volunteering, fundraising or donating.
  • What do you do to help others?

Who was Isaac Newton? Watch this story, one of our 'British tales' videos about characters and people from British history, to find out!

What do the witches tell Macbeth about his future? Watch this story, one of our 'Shakespeare Lives' videos, and find out!

Play a word game to learn and practise UK money vocabulary.

Will Don John’s trick work? Watch this story, one of our 'Shakespeare Lives' videos, and find out!

Who was Nessie - the Loch Ness Monster? Watch this story, one of our 'British tales' videos about characters and people from British history, to find out!

Who was Robin Hood? Watch this story, one of our 'British tales' videos about characters and people from British history, to find out!

What happens when Romeo and Juliet fall in love? Watch this story, one of our 'Shakespeare Lives' videos, and find out!

Read about the UK then do the exercises to help you practise your reading in English.

Have you read any Harry Potter books? Watch the video to find out about five places that inspired the books!

Will Viola take off her disguise and tell the truth? Watch this story, one of our 'Shakespeare Lives' videos, and find out!

Who was Shakespeare? Watch this story, one of our 'Shakespeare Lives' videos, and find out!

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