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Cup of tea

History of the English Cup of Tea

‘Britain and the Tea Trade’ Tea is now ubiquitous in Britain. We are known as a nation of tea drinkers, and together we drink millions of cups of it each and every day. Breaks taken during the working day are often called ‘tea breaks’, and we have even christened a meal ‘tea’. But how did

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COAM Craft Ideas for the Easter Holidays Part 2

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In this final installment of family learning resources, we’re providing you with some fun Springtime inspired craft ideas to try during the Easter Holidays. Download the resource below to find out more about the crafts and how to make them.  Download: COAM Craft Ideas for the Easter Holidays Part 2 A big thank you goes

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Flower Easter craft

COAM Craft Ideas for the Easter Holidays Part 1

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For our second to last installment in this series of family learning resources, we’re providing you with some fun Springtime inspired craft ideas to try during the Easter Holidays. Download the resource below to find out more about the crafts and how to make them. Download COAM Craft Ideas for the Easter Holidays Part 1

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Lesser-known Easter Traditions

From orange chasing to football matches, with the Easter period approaching we investigate some of our lesser-known traditions. Whilst the stories of hot cross buns, Easter eggs, and Simnel cake are well known, there is a huge array of more unlikely customs that a look into our history reveals. We cannot delve into our Easter

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