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Commonwealth Games

June 29, 2022

The Commonwealth Games head to Birmingham this year, with the Opening Ceremony taking place on the 28th July and closing on 8th August. Get warmed up for them with a range of Purple Mash activities.

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Purple Mash Games Design Competition 2022 Winners

June 22, 2022

The wait is finally over. After receiving over 100 entries to the Purple Mash Games Design Competition, 8 schools were selected as regional winners and ventured to Amazon’s UK headquarters to compete in the Grand Final, where just one was crowned 2022 Games Design Champions.

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Children's Art Week

June 22, 2022

Children’s Art Week takes place over three weeks from 29th June to 19th July 2022. The celebration of the visual arts aims to encourage families and children to take part in creative activities that they may not have tried before.

During the three weeks, creative activities take place across the UK, both virtually and in-person, and there are a host of opportunities for children to be inspired. Let's discover some of the ways you can get creative with the virtual paint inside Purple Mash.

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World Refugee Day: 20th June

June 20, 2022

World Refugee Day is marked around the world on the 20th June every year to celebrate the strength and courage of people who have been forced to flee their home country to escape conflict or persecution.

We've worked in partnership with Safe Passage to create a a resource designed to support teachers welcoming new arrivals into the classroom.

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Remembering Anne Frank

June 8, 2022

This resource explores how the life of Anne Frank can be used to support pupils as they prepare to move to secondary school.

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