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Hi, I'm Owlbut! Welcome to my World of Learning!

As you may know the economic and logistical effects of COVID-19 has meant we have had to postpone our planned journey for this year. We will now set out in September 2021.

The main static part of our site remains as it was with a dedicated history of England section (Times Past), a section giving info about every country in the world (now renamed The World) and a part (Your Turn) with projects for children to do at home or in school.

In order to maintain some new weekly material on the site each week, we have two new uploads. Each Monday, at 10.00pm GMT, we will add a video podcast introduction to a separate period of our Times Past section. The uploads will occur chronologically and take into account English school holidays. The dates can be found here. Once these finish, at the end of April 2021, we will then update the figures for the countries in the The World section. These will also appear each Monday for seven weeks, continent by continent, starting with Europe, on 10th May 2021.

Then, each Friday at 10.00am GMT, we will upload some information and fun facts about a new county, or set of counties, on our English counties page.

LATEST UPLOADS OR LINKS


21 October 2020
On this day, in 1805, Admiral Lord Nelson was killed. At another battle, 49 years later, two items of clothing were involved. It's all on our question time page.

19 October 2020
A new video podcast introduces the Stone Age. It's here. Don't foget to look out for that stray letter so you can take part in our Treasure Hunt and listen carefully, does Owlbut call Richard an elephant.

16 October 2020
Oxford is known as the City of Dreaming Spires and it won't surprise you to know it is in Oxfordshire and that's where our journey through the English Counties takes us this week.

14 October 2020
On this day, in 1066, the Battle of Hastings took place. Obviously our question is about something completely different. Take a look on our question time page.

12 October 2020
We're moving on now and have uploaded today our introduction video to The Mesolithic Age in our Times Past section.

9 October 2020
Today we bring you facts about 3 more counties, namely Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire and Buckinghamshire. Go to the English Counties page and have a read.

7 October 2020
The first of our just-for-fun questions in on our question time page.

5 October 2020
We have now uploaded our introduction to The Ice Age (here) in our Times Past section plus a video telling you how all the continents got to where they are in our The World section (here).

2 October 2020
The first of our weekly uploads in our English counties section appears today. It can be found here. Check it out.

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