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International Women's Day 2021 Part II

08/03/21

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International Women's Day 2021 Part II

Reception thought about gender equality as part of International Women's Day and learnt that men and women can be astronauts. When they were initially asked to name some famous astronauts, they suggested a list of all males; Tim Peake, Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin. They then watched some footage of female astronauts and learnt about Valentina Tereshkova, Svetlana Savitskaya, Sally Ride and Helen Sharman. The children dressed up and talked about how one day, any one of them could fly into space! Here are Freddie and Isobel getting ready to explore the galaxy...