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Daily bread

Warburton's the baker has launched a new website with factsheets, games and teacher's notes to support the national curriculum. Pupils can go through the bread-making process and the site looks at healthy eating, world trade and food safety. Go to:

Poisonous creatures

Poisonous arrow frogs, millipedes, tarantula spiders, scorpions and snakes are a few of the scary creatures on display at the "Venom" exhibition at Roundhay Park, Leeds. This boasts interactive exhibits and comprehensive information about poisonous creatures. To book school visits call 0113 2661850.For details, go to and click on "Leisure services", "Events" and "Venom at Tropical World".

NSPCC booklet

The National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children has published a new booklet, "Encouraging Better Behaviour: a practical guide to positive parenting", free of charge for schools to have on hand for parents or for teachers to read themselves. It includes 10 ways to be a great parent without smacking. For a limited period, up to 75 copies can be ordered free from the Publications and Information Unit, NSPCC, Weston House, 42 Curtain Road, London EC2A 3NH. You can also fax your order to 020 7825 2763 or e-mail it to:

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