Back to School Programming Makes an Exciting Return for 2021

By Isabella Pappalettera

2020 proved to be a year where tuning into TV had become an absolute essential for classrooms across the country, and the start of Term One this year will no doubt have teachers requesting the very best of free-to-air TV once more. Here are our top picks from the ClickView TV Guide that your classroom can look forward to viewing this week:

An Endeavour in History with The Pacific: In the Wake of Captain Cook with Sam Neill

ABC will be hosting the exceptional series hosted by prolific actor Sam Neill, 250 years after Captain Cook’s endeavours around the Pacific. The series, which premiered on Foxtel’s History Channel in 2018, was among the most popular series requested by our customers. 

Follow Neill as he charts the route Captain Cook sailed during his voyage around the stunning Pacific across six in-depth episodes. Featuring captivating interviews with descendants of the people Cook first encountered on the history-making expeditions, the docu-series is a must watch for all history classes.

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Primary Animation Favourites with ABC TV Education

Commencing on the 1st of February, ABC TV Education will be rolling out new episodes from acclaimed animated favourites for your primary classes. 

Join Koumi, a curious 6-year-old as she discovers animals from every continent in the charming series ‘Koumi’s Animated Picture Book’. Filled with fun facts, the world of Koumi’s picture book combines live-action footage along with endearing 2D-animation, designed perfectly for early learners. 

Stop motion Kiwi favourites Kiri and Lou will be welcoming kids back to their vibrant paper cut-out jungle for a new series, centred around social lessons for kids aged 3-7 years. Delving into all-too-relatable scenarios focusing on empathy, how to be kind and respecting others, Season 2 will offer a delightful spin on ethical edutainment with the charming duo.

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With a colourful selection to curate your classroom with, which program will you be requesting this week?


Don’t miss the best educational content with the ClickView TV Guide

At ClickView, we handpick the best upcoming educational TV programmes to create a fortnightly TV Guide. This is a free service, available to all Australian educators.

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