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Bonfires burn for 5th November
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Bonfires burn for 5th November

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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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Fireworks!
Key Stage 3

Fireworks!

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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 […]

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Drawing with Scissors
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Drawing with Scissors

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How can you keep all ages in the family occupied quietly, from toddling two-year-old Tom to Great Uncle Geoffrey, whether it’s during the over-excited approach to Christmas or in those lazy days between Christmas and […]

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Secret Codes
Key Stage 2

Secret Codes

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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. […]