Go and show those Maths, Chemistry and Physics A Levels who’s boss, Kara. These lessons weren’t parroted in clunky ‘after-school special’ style scenes - they weren’t even necessarily voiced - but instead learned through action and experience. ” he tells best pal Shannon, who’d earlier asked him why he was trying to impress people he didn’t even like.) Aside from the literal lessons teaches - Vikings, Saxons, Celtic history, archaeology, comets and plagues have all popped up in series three - it’s also stuffed with moral debate and real-life insights (as all the best sci-fi and fantasy shows are). For instance, in a long-deserved showcase for Kedar Williams-Stirling’s considerable talents, non-Wolfblood Tom came to an important conclusion in series three after experiencing the fleeting high of social media fame (magic serum and gymnastics were involved). Value your true friendships is one of the many lessons shows its audience, without preaching to them even once.If series one and two were about teaching inclusivity, then series three’s major theme was the issue of trust. Ultimately though, the Ks decided that “Friends stay friends no matter who they’re dating”, imparting another warm-hearted, non-dogmatic lesson about loyalty and inclusivity.Honour your past, look after your friends, choose your own path, draw strength from yourself, when people are untruthful, consider what motivated the lie…, which yesterday concluded its third run in the UK.Series three cleared a hurdle at which previous fantasy and sci-fi dramas have fallen by losing its lead character yet continuing to prosper.
Jana, the Wild Wolfblood character whose fish-out-of-water journey to civilisation provided much of series two’s conflict and comedy, returned for series three to great success.
Jana and Ceri (Leona Vaughan and Siwan Morris) returned, as did Dr Whitewood (now played by Letty Butler).
The Ks (Rachel Teate, Gabrielle Green and Shorelle Hepkin) gained further dimensions.
’s horror leanings very well-observed in its direction, with remarkably effective jump-scares and creepy moments for a CBBC show, it’s also steeped in the world of comic books.
If teachers might hope that the series will spark an interest in ancient Celtic history amongst its young viewers, then it’s only fitting that we geeks hope that it also sparks an interest in the on-page worlds of DC and Marvel.