The Life and Times of Nelson Mandela

With the funeral of the world-famous Nelson Mandela taking place this weekend, I’ve just come across this four part animated video on the Life and Times of Nelson Mandela, created by the Nelson Mandela Foundation.  It is suitable for senior classes and it deals with...

Life in the Sixties

The 1960s was a time of great change in many countries around the world including Ireland. This change took place in politics, culture and social norms. This is a template for individual pupil project work which will allow them to take time to delve deeper into...

Easter 1916 Rising

This video show great original footage of the devastating aftermath of the Easter 1916 Rising. It shows the destruction caused to the city’s buildings after only five days of fighting…. Log In RegisterThis content is for members...

Easter 1916 Rising

This video explains a little about the personalities involved in the 1916 Rising, as well as the results of the Rising. It contains some actual video footage from the time…. Log In RegisterThis content is for members...

Maths History

This Powerpoint presentation shows a selection of images from the pages of a 4th Class Maths Book from 1940’s Ireland. It shows examples of old money (pounds, shillings and pence), old measures of length (miles, perches, furlongs), old measures of capacity (gallons,...

Design a Famine Ship Project

This is a template for independent project work for pupils in senior classes. It covers elements of SESE History, science, maths, English and visual arts. Pupils have to design the ship, show drawings, write a report and construct the ship. Source: Kathleen Byrne...