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Not Just Betjeman!
Over 60s

Not Just Betjeman!

October 13, 2016 0

John Betjeman, Poet Laureate from 1972 until his death in 1984, had a long relationship with Oxford, and the Vale of the White Horse which motivated some of the best known of his lyrical poetry which highlighted an English way of life. […]

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Bonfires burn for 5th November
Mums & Dads

Bonfires burn for 5th November

October 13, 2016 0

Back in 1605, Guy Fawkes and a group of Catholic rebels planned to kill King James I by blowing up the House of Lords during the State Opening of Parliament. The leader of the plotters was a man called Robert Catesby who had been forced to sell his home at Chastleton House, near Chipping Norton, to pay a fine for his role in an earlier rebellion against Queen Elizabeth I…
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Cress head
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 […]