The Indian Princess Suffragette – Sophia Duleep Singh

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  You’ve probably heard of the Suffragettes, who fought for women’s rights, but did you know that an Indian princess

A YouTube History Lesson for Kids – The Berlin Wall


This weekend marks 25 years since the Berlin Wall came down, but what was it, and why was this event

What is the Mexican Day of the Dead (Día de los Muertos)?


  What is Mexican Day of the Dead?   A photo posted by Jump! Mag (@jumpmag) on Oct 10, 2014 at

Amazing Outdoor Art

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A few weeks ago on Twitter we shared a picture of an electrical tower that German students had turned into

POO-EE! Roman Toilet Seat Found Near Hadrian’s Wall


  How would you like to root around in a 2000 year-old toilet?! The Romans created aqueducts, newspapers, and bound

National Geographic Photo Competition for Kids

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Cameras at the ready, Jump readers – we’ve got some exciting news for all you wannabe photographers! The National Geographic Photo

Falconry and the Tudors

Falconry and the Tudors

  When you write a book that is set in a particular period of history, it is important to get

6 Sounds That Your Parents Will Recognise but You Won’t

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 I recently discovered this old phone in an antique shop, and realised that today’s kids wouldn’t recognise the sound of the

Remembering Maya Angelou – Be a Rainbow in Someone Else’s Cloud

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  You might have seen in the news that the poet and author, Maya Angelou has died, aged 86 years

Who Was Christina of Denmark?

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  You may have heard her referred to as ‘The One Who Got Away’ from Henry VIII, but who was Christina of Denmark?

Interview With Alice Farnham – Conductor

Alice Farnham

  The musician and conductor Alice Farnham spoke to us about being a conductor, and the new courses for young

History of South Africa – Written by Bruntville Primary School

A History of South Africa

    The pupils of Bruntville Primary School are taking part in our Send a Story Project. They have written

5 Simple Steps to Put on a Play


Have you ever wanted to put on a  play but felt like it’s just too tricky to know where to