1st December 2000 at 00:00
Turn your classroom into a tropical paradise, manage your own rainforest cafe or parents' entertainment evening and help save threatened rainforests and their wildlife. Rainforest Concern will provide fundraising ideas from jungle juices and cockatoo cakes to storytelling and tribal dances to a jungle beat. First prize is a talk accompanied by crawling tarantulas, giant stick insects and south American Indian blowpipes, plus tickets to Eden Project's rainforest in Cornwall. Free starter pack from: Rainforest Concern, 27 Lansowne Crescent, London W11 2NS. Tel: 020 7229 2093. E-mail: This year's best school history magazines were produced by Driffield School, East Yorkshire, in the secondary category and Stephenson Way primary school, Newton Aycliffe, in the primary category. Tolworth girls' school in Surbiton, Surrey, was "highly commended". The competition is run by the Mid-Trent Historical Association. 2001 competition details from: Young Historian Network, 36 Heritage Court, Lichfield, Staffordshire WS14 9ST.

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