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Herbert’s Foot

Actor Jane Bower in front of an illustration of an injured soldier lying in No Man's Land during World War One
On 11th November, countries worldwide mark Armistice Day to remember the sacrifices made by soldiers.

To help you sensitively explore themes of remembrance with your children, we have a story from renowned actor Jane Bower – but is there any truth to it?

To find out, your young learners will need to complete our Epic Challenge to win the end of the story, while hitting a Literacy objective at the same time! In this video, we ask them to make a poster to convince someone either to join the army or not.

While our website is still in development, please note you can send your Epic Challenge responses by clicking here or visiting epictales.co.uk/challenge.

Please also scroll to the bottom of this page for our Epic Learning resources including a PDF and mp3 downloads, and the Epic Learning Podcast discussing the learning outcomes in this story – from literacy to numeracy and beyond!

Epic Learning Resources

Find learning outcomes in this story for all ages from 4 to 11, including Literacy, Numeracy, Science and PSHCE!

Listen to the podcast in full, or search for a specific outcome by clicking the “Chapter Headings” button (buzzsprout chapter headings button). After clicking this button, you can use Ctrl-F (Cmd-F on a Mac) to search by keyword.

Outcomes are presented in the following format:
Age Range & Subject [Literacy, Numeracy, Science, Humanities, Arts, PE and/or PSHCE]: list of outcomes

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