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Planetarium at Royal Observatory Greenwich reopens following lockdown

London’s Only Planetarium Reopens at Royal Observatory Greenwich

London’s only public planetarium has reopened just in time for half term at the Royal Observatory Greenwich

Kids will love the Thames Rocket experience

10 Great ‘KidRated’ Things to Do in Half Term in London

Looking for ways to keep the kids entertained this half term? The Resident has teamed up with KidRated – a website where activities are ALL reviewed by children – to bring you some great ways to spend some quality family time together

Halloween events in London 2020: City Island is hosting pumpkin carving workshops with an artist

Halloween 2020 in London: The Best Places to Get Your Freak On

Eager to get your freak on this Halloween? From the virtual to the socially distanced, and the family friendly to the gruesomely grown-up, there are plenty of spooky times to be had in London… 

Firework displays in London: Alexandra Palace Fireworks Festival takes place over two days with comedy and a fun fair

Where to Watch the Fireworks in London

Fireworks are such a joy, and every year the capital’s biggest firework displays draw huge crowds. The larger fireworks displays tend to take place on the weekend closest to Bonfire Night, but some do take place on Guy Fawkes Night itself. Here are the best…

Orwell Park boarding and day school in Ipswich is a forest school with loads of outdoor space

Ad Feature The Benefits of Choosing a Boarding School in the Countryside

Choosing the right boarding school can be tricky. Adrian Brown, Headmaster at Orwell Park School – an independent school in Suffolk – believes that having access to the great outdoors benefits children in a big way

How Oakfield School in Dulwich coped with lockdown

Ad Feature How Should Schools Respond to Situations Like Lockdown?

In an emergency situation, such as the recent Covid-19 lockdown, independent schools should respond with clarity, creativity and positivity.

Forest School is an independent day school in Snaresbrook, north east London, offering outdoor learning, sports and excellent academic study

Ad Feature Forest School Hosts Virtual Open Day for 4+ & 11+ Entry in September 2021

While the coronavirus crisis continues to make face-to-face meetings difficult, parents are invited to explore this academically selective independent day school in north east London ‘virtually’

How Claremont Fan Court School, Surrey, handled the coronavirus crisis

Ad Feature How a Crisis Can Highlight an Independent School’s Strengths

William Brierly, headteacher of Claremont Fan Court School in Surrey, approached lockdown with a sense of dread, but the co-educational independent school saw significant success during the uncertain period

The Cutty Sark Greenwich is now open

10 Family Friendly Activities in Greenwich & Lewisham this Summer

As lockdown restrictions continue to ease and the hospitality sector embraces the ‘new normal’, we are starting to see some attractions and leisure places open up across Greenwich and Lewisham…

City Farms London: 9 of the Best for Family Friendly Animal Encounters

London isn’t all skyscrapers and museums – there are plenty of city farms where kids can pet animals, watch beekeepers, ride ponies, eat local produce and support local wildlife habitats

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