The Bank of Scotland, set up in 1695, is one of the three oldest banks in Britain.
The thistle plant is the symbol of Scotland.
In 1824, there was a great fire in Scotland’s capital, Edinburgh, which lasted for five days.
Pizza was invented in Naples, Italy.
The capital is Rome.
In 2012, the population was around 61.25 million.
The official name is the Italian Republic.
“I was really impressed because it’s a child friendly read and interesting. I like that they have got different genres like a comic book, some facts about football, animation stories and lots of pictures.”
In 2012, the amount of people in Jamaica was about 2.9 million.
In 2018, around 2.9 million tourists visited Jamaica.
In Jamaica, they drive on the lefthand side of the road, just like in England.
It is thought there have been people in Australia for around 45000 years.
The biggest reef system in the world is called The Great Barrier Reef, on the north eastern side of the country.
Australia has more than 750 reptile species, more than all the other countries in the world.
Doing what I want,
Achieving what I can,
Reaching for the top,
Experiencing what I can.
Today’s a new start,
Opportunities coming in.
Determined to carry on,
Resilience is the key.
Adventures come along,
And I’ll go where I belong.
Discrimination is bad because it discourages people from doing all the things they live to do. It comes in many different forms, but the main two are sexism and racism.
Sexism is when the opposite gender (usually male) insults the other gender. This can lead to very low self esteem.
Racism is when one race insults another race based on their skin colour or their culture. This means anybody could be a victim of racism.
My most important value is kindness, because without kindness the world would be chaotic. When I started at Broad Oak, all I felt was kindness, so I reflected it back in my behaviour.
The longest river is called the Orange river.
South Africa has three capitals: Cape Town, Pretoria and Bloemfontein.
Cave paintings have been found that date back to 15000 years ago.
South Africa hosted the 2010 Men’s World Cup.
What I like
- I like that in football you can meet new people from different places
- I like that football is for boys and girls
- I like that you have to train a lot because I love to exercise everyday
What I dislike
- I don’t like that men’s football gets more publicity than women’s football.
I think the most important value is honesty, so people know what to improve on and what to still work on but not as hard. Honesty also means you won’t cheat or lie to get your own way.