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Current Affairs

Task 1: Let’s begin by looking at today’s current affairs.

Watch todays bulletin by using the link below;


Task 2:

Discuss with your pod, or family at home what you have seen.

You might discuss:

Do any of the reports surprise you?

Do you agree/disagree with any of the reports?

Which one was the most interesting?

Did the bulletin give you all the information you wanted? If not, what questions do you have?


Task 3:

This week we are going to be looking at the Sun Safety.

Its nearly the end of term and you might find yourself enjoying the sunshine a bit more.

The sun’s ultraviolet (UV) rays can be dangerous if you don’t protect yourself.

It is also important to remember that the UV light can damage your skin – even if it is cloudy!


Follow the PowerPoint.

Discuss in your Pod or with your family at home the questions that come up.


Have a look at the NHS website for more information on sun safety -


Extension: - Choose at least one of the following tasks

  • Design an information page or mini booklet telling people how to keep safe in the sun.
    • SMART sun safety
    • UV rays
    • Did you know facts
    • Sun cream SPF and star ratings
    • Decide whether your poster should be aimed at younger children, older children, or adults.


  • Create a check list for things to pack in your bag – ready for a day in the sun.
  • Write an acrostic poem about sun safety.
  • Design a poster showing someone who is ready to be safe in the sun.
  • Create a wordsearch or crossword whereby the answers are linked to sun safety.


*All information needed to complete these tasks are within the PowerPoint and NHS website*