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Chocolate

A Quick History Of Chocolate

Cacao beans were especially valued by the Aztecs – they were used as currency as well as for a drink for the higher classes.


The Nile

Uncovering The Secrets Of The Nile

The Nile is of particularly vital importance to Egypt, where more than 95% of the population live within a few miles of its banks


Exams

Dealing With Exams Results Day Anxiety

Some people forensically go back through their responses, they question their friends, they ask their tutors. In reality, it’s done and the best thing to do would be to relax.


Reggae

Reggae

The word reggae comes from the term “rege-rege” which means rags, a reference to the mixture of musical styles that the genre developed from.


Cornish Pasty

Cornish Pasty, Anyone?

Only a pasty made in Cornwall can legally be called a Cornish pasty!


Jubilee

A Very Foodie Jubilee

Food will be central to the pomp and ceremony of festivities this weekend, with over 16,000 street parties and 70,000 Big Lunches set to take place across the UK; a further 600 are planned in over 70 countries from the Commonwealth and rest of the world.


Downton Abbey

Why Is Downton Abbey So Popular?

Perhaps one of the biggest attractions for today’s audience is the ever-popular interplay between rich and poor that forms the basis of so many successful historical dramas. As a
nation, we are, and have always been, fascinated by social class.


Forest Schools

The Rise Of Forest Schools

A Forest School is a holistic, inclusive, outdoor learning model which takes place over time, through practical, sensory, child-led sessions.


The Queen

The Queen’s Jubilee

She’s met 13 out of the last 14 US presidents, there have been six Roman Catholic Popes since she became Queen, and she’s worked with 14 British Prime Ministers.


Children spend 56% more time on technology than they do playing outside

There are many benefits to children spending time outside, from building physical health to improving sensory skills, but our recent study found that lots of parents are