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Football Shadows

3F Light and shadows
Have you ever noticed the different shadows that you see on the football pitch? With the World Cup in full swing, now is the time to get child...

Rabbit Care

Humans & animals
Rabbit Awareness Week is in May. It aims to raise awareness of the needs of rabbits and the owner's responsibility in caring for them. In t...

Fruit and veg

Humans & animals
It has been reported in many papers that most of us need to eat more fruit and vegetables. This was in response to research suggesting that in...

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HMS Chocolate

1C Sorting and using materials
A French chocolatier launched a 3.5m chocolate and sugar boat in front of a crowd of hundreds of onlookers in the port of Concarneau. Chocola...

Searching for Squirrels

2C Variation
The plight of the disappearing native British species, the red squirrel is being highlighted. However the culprit, the American grey squirrel...

Heart restarts

5A Keeping healthy
Many children will have heard the news story of Hannah who had a heart transplant as a baby which is the theme for this activity. Children wi...

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