The Human Skeleton

The human skeleton is made up of 206 bones. The functions of the skeleton are to provide support, give our bodies shape, provide protection to other systems and organs of the body, to provide attachments for muscles, to produce movement and to produce red blood cells.


GCSE PE Bones of the skeleton

The main bones of the human skeleton are:

  • The Skull – Cranium, Mandible, and Maxilla
  • Shoulder girdle – clavicle and scapula – humerus, radius, and ulna
  • Hand – Carpals, Metacarpals, and



Top Ten Ways to Decorate Like a Witch – by The Witch of Howling Creek

Thanks for your interest in my popular post of all time! For brand new ideas to satisfy the witch in all of us… visit my current blog, The Witch of Lupine Hollow.

A lot of books these days will insist that witches don’t really live in whimsical cottages and fairytale houses. And… it’s true. Most of us live in modern, everyday homes in cities, towns and the suburbs. But one of our most powerful tools is our imagination and the whimsical cottages and fairytale houses are an inspiration to many of us. So bring a little bit of that spirit into your home with these tips:

  1. Many witches have a deep connection to the pentacle but may not want to display it prominently in their homes or yards because of stigma. But one thing that is often forgotten: the pentacle is really just a star, an image readily available in home décor! Gift and even craft stores almost always have wall-hangings, throws, pictures and trinkets featuring five-pointed stars you can proudly have in your home, no matter who may visit.
  2. Tie bundles of herbs together and hang them upside down in the kitchen, dining area or even the bedroom. It is appropriately witchy, attractive decoration and practical.
  3. Even if you don’t have a greenhouse or conservatory, you can still achieve


The top 11 most haunted places to visit In Britain By Emily Waddell

The UK has a long, bloody, and downright terrifying history

Every inch of this storied isle is dotted with paranormal activity. Whether it’s fabled ghost stories from centuries past or haunted houses that have lain abandoned for decades, there’s something insidious lurking in Britain…

So, just in time for Halloween we’ve rounded up the 11 most haunted places to visit in the UK to scare yourself silly. Or, if you’re feeling extra adventurous, check out our article on The 12 Most Haunted places in the World. Who knows? You might discover that you have a ghost-infested castle near you, primed for a ghost hunting expedition on All Hallows Eve…

1. Conjure the Witching Hour on Pendle Hill, Lancashire

Pendle Hill haunted britain
Do the souls of witch haunt Pendle Hill? © Jane McIlroy/

If you’re at all spookily inclined, you’ll have probably heard of Pendle Hill.  It’s home to the twelve Pendle Witches who were hanged at Lancaster Castle in 1612 and buried on the ominous Pendle Hill looking over the village of Newchurch. Ghost hunters often climb the hill on Halloween to see if they can catch any ghostly activity. If you don’t encounter any hauntings, don’t despair, the nearby Rising Sun pub has witchy brews like Witchfinder General and Broomstick Bitter. Spooky and delicious.

2. Ghostly Horror at Hampton Court Palace, London

Hampton Court Palace haunted britain

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