Author Archives: Mr C

Remembrance Day Parade

Today will be the Remembrance Day Parade, it is the closest Sunday to 11th November. Here is a picture of the Cenotaph in London, where many members of the Royal Family, Religious Leaders, Members of Parliament, members from the Armed … Continue reading

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Remembrance Day

Today is officially known as Remembrance Day. At the 11th hour, of the 11th day, of the 11th month, a 2 minute silence will be held around the world to remember those who gave their lives during World War I, … Continue reading

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Newsletter

Here is a copy of the latest newsletter from Red Lane. It is also available in the Parents Section of the School Website. Autumn 2 Issue 1 Newsletter

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3…2…1… We have lift off!

On this day in 1967, the Saturn V Space Rocket was the first unmanned rocket launched. The Saturn V was launched 13 times from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida with no loss of crew or payload. As of 2017, the Saturn V remains the … Continue reading

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Be quiet in the library!

On this day in 1602, the Bodleian Library at Oxford University was officially opened. The Bodleian Library is the main research library of the University of Oxford, and is one of the oldest libraries in Europe. With over 12 million items, it is the second-largest library … Continue reading

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A physicist is born

On this day in 1867, Marie Curie was born. Marie Curie was a physicist and chemist and a pioneer in the study of radiation. She and her husband, Pierre, discovered the elements polonium and radium. Together, they were awarded the Nobel … Continue reading

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Super Star

On this day in 1572, a supernova was observed in constellation known as Cassiopeia. A supernova is the explosion of a star. It is the largest explosion that takes place in space. Check out NASA’s website to find out more … Continue reading

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Bonfire Night

After Queen Elizabeth I died in 1603, English Catholics who had been persecuted under her rule had hoped that her successor, James I, would be more tolerant of their religion. James I had, after all, had a Catholic mother. Unfortunately, … Continue reading

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Double Did you know?

On this day in 1922, Howard Carter discovered the tomb of Tutankhamun in Egypt AND In 2008, Barack Obama became the first African-American to be elected President of the United States.

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Ahead of the rest

On this day in 1534, the English parliament accepts the Act of Supremacy, making King Henry VIII the Head of Church of England.

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