January Newsrounds #3

Name the British mammal

Quiz of 2020

Which artist was the face of the new polymer twenty-pound banknote which entered circulation in February?

John Constable

JMW Turner

George Stubbs

This week in history

16th January 1979 – Nature documentary “Life on Earth” presented by David Attenborough is first shown on BBC One

Previous answers:

Mammal: Brown Hair

2020 Quiz: 35th

January Newsrounds #2

Name the British mammal

Quiz of 2020

EastEnders celebrated which anniversary in February 2020?

25th

30th

35th

This week in history

12th January 1970 – The Boeing 747 ‘Jumbo Jet’ completes its first transatlantic flight from New York to Heathrow

Previous answers:

Mammal: Dormouse

2020 Quiz: 33 million

January Newsrounds #1

Name the British mammal

Quiz of 2020

To the nearest million, how much did Captain Tom Moore raise by walking laps of his garden for NHS Charities Together?

33 million

20 million

25 million

This week in history

8th January 1942 – English physicist Stephen Hawking is born in Oxford

9th January 1909 – Ernest Shackleton plants the British flag 112 miles from the South Pole on the Nimrod Expedition

Previous answers:

Anagram – Mince Pie

Gift – Hornby trainset

Christmas!

The Christmas elves (residents and staff) have been busy this week making their own decorations for the festive season.

The staff have once again come up trumps with some traditional home made decoration ideas, as you will see below.

Everyone had a fabulous time taking part and despite the restrictions currently in place are very much looking forward to Christmas!