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Royal Museums Greenwich Mark Chinese New Year With Online Festival

15th January 2021

13 February 2021 will see Royal Museums Greenwich (RMG) mark Chinese New Year 2021 with a series of online events forming a community festival. Chinese New Year is one of several lunar new year celebrations across Asia. According to legend, many of the traditions surrounding Chinese New Year, including...

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Deaf Children's Sunday School – Now Online

22nd December 2020

This is part of the largest Sunday School in London, based at the Metropolitan Tabernacle in Elephant & Castle, SE1, which has been running for over 200 years and teaches around 600 children (deaf and hearing) every Sunday. Since March, lessons have been online – on their own website...

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St Dunstan’s College Christmas Card Competition

22nd December 2020

This year, St Dunstan’s College’s Art Department launched a competition for the annual Christmas card image Students from Year 5 to Year 13 were given the task of creating artwork that would be used for the school’s Christmas card, which is sent out by the Headmaster to those in...

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Monkey Business Swings into Forest Hill

16th December 2020

Venture into the heart of the forest and explore the fascinating world of primates in Monkey Business, an exciting new exhibition opening at the Horniman Museum and Gardens in Forest Hill, London on Friday 12 February 2021. From the tiny mouse lemur to the mighty gorilla, visitors can come face to...

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Christmas for Kids Spreading Christmas Joy ‘The Digital Way’

3rd December 2020

Christmas for Kids (C4K) is a well-established children’s theatre charity that annually performs tailored shows free of charge at children's hospices, SEND schools and Hospital Wards across the UK. Their annual bonanza involves singing, storytelling, puppetry and spectacular silliness designed...

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Christmas at Greenwich Theatre

23rd November 2020

This Christmas, Greenwich Theatre reopens with Russ Tunney’s thrilling festive adaptation of Joan Aiken's classic children's novel, The Wolves of Willoughby Chase, starring Anthony Spargo. This fun-filled socially distanced adventure is accompanied by an online and interactive experience,...

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Free Music Lesson/Half Price Home Tutorials for 2021 - Book Now!

19th November 2020

Despite tough times in the lockdowns of 2020, Funky Monkey Keyboard Classes are determined to think outside the box and bring new concepts to their lovely little business! So they are now able to offer the following: Group venue-based electronic keyboard tuition at 12 venues in South East London,...

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Story Explorers: a New Podcast for Kids

13th November 2020

Story Explorers, a brand new children’s radio and podcast series, has been launched by the National Literacy Trust. It’s all about stories for 7 to 11-year-olds and is available on the national children’s radio station Fun Kids. The series, hosted by CBBC presenter Ben Shires, will...

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Well Done William

13th November 2020

William Kilgannon attends Bishop Challoner School, the Catholic co-educational independent school in Shortlands, Bromley. He is currently Deputy Head Pupil and is studying for his A Levels in mathematics, geography and history with an ambition to study history and politics at the University of Cambridge. William...

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United Against Bullying

23rd October 2020

Andy and the Odd Socks have joined forces with the Anti-Bullying Alliance for the fourth consecutive year to issue a rallying cry to the nation’s children to unite against bullying. This year’s theme for Anti Bullying week is ‘United Against Bullying’. Anti-Bullying Week will...

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Learn British Sign Language

29th June 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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Lauren Child Illustrates her Hero Pippi Longstocking

14th September 2020

Astrid Lindgren’s Pippi Longstocking Goes Aboard was first published in Sweden in 1946 and has remained a classic all over the world. Now, the former Children’s Laureate is bringing the indomitable Pippi to a new generation of fans. Known and loved the world over as the creator of some equally...

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Complementary Education: Why Do It?

14th September 2020

Saturday schools and extra tuition centres are providing a bridge for many parents and pupils, to make possible their academic goals that are beyond existing mainstream provision. Parents are investing in extra education to plug learning gaps, smooth out differences in standards of teaching and resources...

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