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Camp for children to learn more about Britain
12:00pm Saturday 11th August 2012 in News
CHILDREN immersed themselves in British culture at a special camp aimed at those whose first language is not English.
The Discovery Summer programme at Radley College focused on localism and sustainability.
The children, aged 11 to 14, visited Peachcroft Farm to go berry picking, before using the berries to make jelly and fruit.
They also used ingredients they had bought at Oxford Covered Market to create a number of tasty treats.
Organiser Daniel Corcoran said: “They took the local bus from Radley and found their way there. The students would barter with the local market owners to practise their English and be in charge of getting the ingredients for making the cakes.”
Seven of the children volunteered as dog walkers at Oxfordshire Animal Sanctuary.
To top off the week, items made by the youngsters were sold to raise money for Oxfordshire Animal Sanctuary, raising £100 for the cause.