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StoryTents, Bengal Box, Waste Tepee

StoryTents are an oracy and global learning resource for nursery and primary classrooms, designed and decorated by pupils from schools in Tower Hamlets.

Click on each StoryTent name to view a pdf with detailed description and images. 

Bengal

Learn about some of the many links between Bengal and Tower Hamlets

Environment
A journey through the four seasons looking at our local and global environment
Homes
Looking at homes around the world.
Journeys
Looking at local and global aspect of journeys, including a journey under the sea.
Play
Looking at play from local to global aspects.
Waste Tepee
Support the development of oracy skills and global citizenship. It has been made entirely from reused and natural materials.
Bengal Box
HEC’s new resource for secondary schools explores some of the links between Bengal, the British Empire and Tower Hamlets through presenting an exhibition in a box.

Click here to read the Storytent article

All StoryTents are suitable for Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2. There are two Bengal StoryTents, one for each key stage.

EACH STORYTENT CONTAINS:

   1. Eight illustrated side panels

   2. A box of supporting resources

   3. Teacher’s information pack including:
      -background information

      -how to utilise the ‘StoryTent’ as a class, year or whole school initiative

      -National Curriculum schemes of work

      -literacy hour lesson plans
 
      -ideas and activities

      -details of cross-curricula links

      -Instructions for putting up your tent
 

HEC Global Learning Centre's StoryTents are available for loan to Schools Library Services subscribers. To borrow a StoryTent, Waste Tepee or Bengal Box, contact
Schools Library Services, Tower Hamlets PDC,
English Street, E3 4TA.
Tel: 020 7364 6428