Vix Southgate

This page is intended for anyone wishing to inspire children with factual information.

Resources are available to download and may be copied for use in schools (or other educational establishments) but may not be changed in any way without the written permission of Vix Southgate.



Research Resources (Note: any copyright infringement unintentional; please contact me if you would like these resources removed)

  • Newspaper Articles

- Daily Worker 08/07/61 - 10/07/61 - 11/07/61 - 12/07/61 - 13/07/61 - 14/07/61 - 15/07/61
- Guardian 12/07/61 - 14/07/61
- The Times 15/07/61
- Manchester Evening News 11/07/61

- Royal Society Programme 1 2 3 4 Menu
- Gagarin’s visit to the Royal Society PDF.

Teaching Resources

The presentations are intended for use in schools by the teaching staff. More in-depth talks and workshops focussing on both Yuri Gagarin and Human Spaceflight are available

  • Space  –  Space Travel with Yuri Gagarin (KS1 KS2) (save to disk recommended) – Teachers’ packs (KS1 KS2)
  • Planets  –  Our Solar System (coming soon)

Activity Sheets (Not interactive; please print)

Yuri Gagarin Links

Yuri Gagarin Images

General Space Links