Staycations - Holidays at home

'Staycation' is a word that has come into use in recent years. It's a combination of Stay and Vacation and it has been used a lot in the media in the UK over the past summers to describe the trend of British residents to stay closer to home, rather than holiday abroad.


Summer festivals in Britain

In this lesson students will discuss what the key ingredients of a summer festival are, read some fact files about popular summer festivals in the UK and decide which one they would like to go to.



Theme: Tattoos
Lexical area: Tattoo designs and body parts


The Windrush generation

This lesson uses a very simple poem to convey the feelings of the Caribbean immigrants who arrived in Britain in the 1940s and 50s.


Too young to vote

This lesson contains a series of activities to discuss the best age for young people to have political responsibility.


UK educational system

This lesson looks at various aspects of the UK educational system, the concept of a 'gap-year' and school reunions.


Valentine’s Day

Did you know that in the UK we spend about £503m on cards, flowers, chocolates and other gifts for Valentine's Day?



There are currently more than 22 million people in Britain who work as volunteers for many different organisations.


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