Saint George's Day "is the feast day of Saint George and the National Day for England. It is celebrated by various Christian churches and by the several nations, kingdoms, countries, and cities of which Saint George is the patron saint. Saint George's Day is celebrated on 23 April, the traditionally accepted date of Saint George's death in AD 303..."
- Saint George
"The life of Saint George, including the legend of his fight with a dragon and why this Roman soldier from Turkey became the patron saint of England."
When is St George's Day?
Who was St George?
Who was the real St George and what did he do to become England's
Dragon-Slaying Patron Saint of England
St George, Patron Saint of Scouting
How does England celebrate St George's Day?
Special parades and celebrations of St George's Day are gradually
becoming more frequent in England, but is it politically correct to
celebrate England's National Day?
Legend of Saint George and the Dragon (woodlands-junior.kent.sch.uk)
- "Find out about the history
of St George, the patron saint of England" (BBC)
"Cry God for Harry, England and Saint George!"
William Shakespeare (Henry V)
INTERACTIVE activities :
- St George's Day - a
Activities TO PRINT :
Lesson plans :
George and the Dragon (about 1470) by UCCELLO,
"This picture shows two episodes from the story of Saint George:
his defeat of a plague-bearing dragon that had been terrorising a city;
and the rescued princess bringing the dragon to heel
(with her belt as a leash)."
- George and the dragon - Video + Words to story
+ Play a game: Find the words from the story in the wordsearch.