Primary Maths – Pompeii

The burying of the city of Pompeii by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius throws up lots of numerical information; the length of time the ash fell for, the depth of ash, the numbers killed etc. This information can be used not only for a number of investigative activities in maths… Read More

Pompeii in primary literacy

The story of Pompeii is one of the great ones from history having drama, disaster and discovery woven in to it. The Big Cat book on the event gives a simple but effective introduction to the story and even for older children, it’s a useful starting point for activities on… Read More