Zig Zag: World of Work

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started5th Jun 1989
ended12th Jun 1989
last rpt7th Jun 1994
6 school years
duration20 mins
subject ⚖️CitizenshipBusiness
age rangeAge 7-9
languageenIn English

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World of Work is a unit of the BBC Schools TV series Zig Zag from the 1980s & 1990s, covering business for primary school pupils.

Following two groups of school children who have set up 'mini enterprises' running their own businesses from their schools, one growing pot plants and the other making "Toffee-Poppy-Choc" sweets.

Episode List

# Title Broadcast
1. The Green Fingers Plant Company #1989-06-05-00-00-005 Jun 1989
2. The Strike Lane Sweet Company #1989-06-12-00-00-0012 Jun 1989


Year Term Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Channel Details
1988-89 Summer 1989 Monday, 10:58am Wednesday, 1:40pm BBC2
1993-94 Summer 1994 Monday, 9:25am Tuesday, 9:25am BBC2 6th & 7th June


Presenter Sheelagh Gilbey
Producer Peter M. Evans


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