Our Country, Our World. A look into the wide range of cultural traditions to be found in multi-cultural Britain. Written to help Key Stage 2 students acquire an appreciation of, and respect for, their own and other cultures. Promotes the importance of identifying and combatting discrimination.
Our Country, Our World chapters include:
- Let’s face it: you’re unique
- What is a culture?
- Multicultural for over 2000 years
- Our multicultural UK
- How does religion help shape our culture?
- Passover: a special time for Jews
- Familiar patron saints
- Sharing values
- Other special days and celebrations
- Do you remember?
Britain is made up of England, Wales and Scotland, and the people who live in these countries are called British. The people of Northern Ireland may also call themselves British and together we make up the United Kingdom. This book is to help you learn about and come to understand some of the British Values we all share.
Part of the British Values series for Key Stage 2 students: Promoting fundamental British values as part of spiritual, moral, social and cultural development. Aimed at Key Stage 2 this new range of books provides key Fundamental British Values content in a highly accessible and enjoyable format with posters to complement the book content.
Chris graduated last year from Durham University with a First in English Literature. Prior to this, he attended Hampton School. Since June, he has been a freelance writer and travelled widely through Europe.
The book’s illustrator Zoe Sadler’s love of reading fairytales and her penchant for an old fashioned dip pen and ink inspire her to create quirky hand drawn illustrations. Brought up on a small Scottish Croft in rural Aberdeenshire she studied at Dundee Univiersity’s renowned Duncan of Jordanstone Collage of Art and left with a degree in Illustration. Zoe now lives and works on the picturesque and inspiring Isle of Wight with her cat Mouse and dog Wilson.