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Thank You, Tony!

25th September 2020

Five year-old Tony is learning how to use his first ever pair of prosthetic legs, through a pledge to walk 10k in 30 days to raise funds for Evelina London. Tony’s parents, Paula and Mark, expected him to raise £500. But, with the whole nation behind him, he has raised over £1,500,000...

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Five Ways to get Children out of their Shell

25th September 2020

As children prepare to go back to school after months of lockdown, Anna Fiorentini, founder of the award-winning theatre school shared some tips with us on how to increase their confidence:   Praise – often we hand out general praise for a good effort or piece of art but rarely think...

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Bank of England Museum Home Learning Hub

25th September 2020

The Bank of England Museum might be closed but they have curated a selection of home activities on their Home Learning Hub. Learn about the Bank of England’s history and work through a selection of fun family activities. You can design and create your own banknote with artist Brenda Coyle in...

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See London with City Cruises

25th September 2020

City Cruises lives for being on the river and knows how to make your trip extraordinary. The boats offer panoramic views, an open-air deck and even a bar on board. With commentary on the sights, landmarks and history from experts, you will get a new perspective on this amazing city’s history. This...

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A Fresh Take on Swimming Lessons in East London/Essex

5th August 2020

Angela Wilson swam competitively for Team GB and firmly believes we all learn best when engaged and enjoying ourselves. Her insight and winning techniques have been developed over 25 years and have made Angela’s Swim School a major provider of lessons in the South East, with pools nearby in Basildon,...

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Learn British Sign Language

16th July 2020

British Sign Language (BSL) is a recognised minority language, used by 125 000 deaf adults and 20 000 children in the UK.  Yet, few children have the opportunity to learn this fun, visual language.  BSL Club is a new YouTube channel, bursting with colourful, appealing videos, specially...

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Latest news from ShowKids East London Theatre School

26th June 2020

Like other children’s theatre schools across the country, as the lockdown was imposed on 23 March, ShowKids East London suspended their after-school workshops indefinitely. The last few months have been an uncertain time for all of us, not least for children, who have seen their schools close,...

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