Friday 13 February 2015

Fact Hunters: Names & cancer

This week we have had a tremendous number of interesting facts being shared by the children. Congratulations to the following children who have amazed us with their ability to hunt out interesting snippets of information:

Simon Ositelu
Muhammad is the most popular babies’ name in England and Wales, when its three main spelling variations are counted. Amelia was the top name for girls for the third year in a row. More than 7,400 boys were called Muhammad, Mohammed or Mohammad last year.

Maisie Cohen
There are more than 200 types of cancer, each with different causes, symptoms and treatments. More than 331,000 people were diagnosed with cancer in 2011 in the UK, that's around 910 people every day.

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