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Holidays

What would your dream future holiday be and why? We all dream of going somewhere exotic for our holidays; perhaps lying by the beach or immersing ourselves in a different culture. Here's what the Today School teachers would like to do: Ed: It would be long, so as

Smelly Week

What's that smell? - The smelliest sneakers in the world On Tuesday March 23rd, 2011, nine-year old Sterling Brinkerhoff and his beaten up, stinky pair of sneakers, beat nine formidable competitors ranging from 7-13 years old, to win the Smelliest Sneaker in America, award. The impressive winning sneakers

Summer Films

This Summer's Top Ten Films Summer is finally here, and some big movie titles are missing. A-list brands like Harry Potter, Transformers and Pirates of the Caribbean are done — at least for now — and Twilight‘s next chapter won’t come out until Halloween. With such big shoes to fill, which movies

English Teachers’ Favourite Films

We asked our teachers: What is your favourite film? Ed: I like a lot of films, but I especially like both "Back to the Future” films and also “Heat” with Robert De Niro and Al Pacino.   Tony: The Sound of Music My mother used to take me to the cinema once

Film Week

The Future According To Film You've watched lots of science fiction films about the future but do you know when they happen? Here's an infographic timeline that tells you when the future happens according to film.  

Barcelona versus Madrid

This week on the summer blog we're looking at Barcelona. So lets start with the most important question; which city is better Barcelona or Madrid? Here's an infographic that makes it all clear.  

Food – The five second rule…

You can almost taste that last chocolate, you're just about to eat it when it falls on the floor. What do you do? Do you a) apply the five second rule, pick it up, dust it off and eat it OR b) throw it in the

Top Ten British Meals

What are the top ten dishes the British eat? Would you like to try making any of them?  Look at the top ten and click on the title to see the recipes from our favourite British TV chef

The Funny Side of the Olympics

The Olympic games happen once every four years and 2012 is an Olympic year with the games in London. Have a look at some of the fun things we've found. Then test your Olympic vocabulary in our matching and memory games. Reload the page if you

Olympic Values

As it's Olympics week we thought we'd have a look at 'Olympian values'. Read these inspirational stories about people who have overcome the odds to achieve their goals.   Liz Murray grew up in the Bronx, New York City. Addicted to drugs, her parents sometimes sold household

The Olympic Test

Test Your Olympic Knowledge The Olympics are finally here so we're having Olympic week on the summer blog. Take our Olympic quiz and then learn all about the Olympic torch and its route around Britain. The Olympic Torch Route Here's a cool animation of a fly through of some of

Mr Happy Man

 The Happiest Man on the Planet Johnny will be there at 3:45 a.m. everyday without fail, with his backpack and radio, wearing a straw hat. As day light breaks and commuters on two and four wheelers start approaching Hamilton, Bermuda for their days work, Johnny swings

Happiness

Smile As we continue our search for happiness we bring you the happiness decision tree, 10 things you didn't know about smiling and what makes Today School teachers smile. Read on and get happy. Did you know it takes 17 muscles to smile and 43 to frown? Top

Jokes

Do you get it? This week we're looking at happiness. We've searched the internet for the best jokes in the world and we've asked our teachers to tell us their favourite jokes. Have a look at the jokes then have a go at our joke matching

Real-life Superheroes

Real-life Superheroes: 3 People with Incredible Abilities This week we're looking at superheroes. We've chosen three fantastic stories for you - real people with real superpowers. These guys have three very different abilities but each case is as incredible as the other. Make sure you watch