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Oxfordshire in Fifty Objects
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Oxfordshire in Fifty Objects

October 4, 2016 0

Oxford is known for its museums, including the Ashmolean, the world’s first university museum; the Museum of the History of Science; the Pitt Rivers Museum (a treasure trove of cultural curiosities); and the specialty museum, the Bate […]

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The Houses of Parliament
Key Stage 2

The Houses of Parliament

October 13, 2016 0

The Houses of Parliament, also called the Palace of Westminster, is on the River Thames in London. Parliament is where Members of Parliament (MPs) and members of the House of Lords work to make new laws and discuss important topics. […]

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Secret Codes
Key Stage 2

Secret Codes

February 17, 2017 0

Secret codes or ciphers have been in use in various forms since ancient times when communications need to be kept secret. Detectives in stories often have to crack them. […]

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Grow a cress head
Key Stage 2

Grow a cress head

October 6, 2016 0

You will need a clean yoghurt pot, empty egg-shell or something similar, cotton wool, cress seeds, kitchen roll, paint or something to decorate the yoghurt pot (optional) and water […]

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Fireworks!
Key Stage 3

Fireworks!

October 13, 2016 0

Fireworks originated in China about 2000 years ago. It is generally believed that they were discovered or invented accidentally by a cook who happened to mix three ingredients you would regularly found in kitchens of the day […]