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Thimble voted off Monopoly

Thimble voted off Monopoly

Fans of Monopoly have elected to replace the classic thimble and a vote has been held to select its replacement. The thimble has been associated with Monopoly boards around the world since the game was launched way back in 1935, so its departure will come as quite a shock to lovers of the popular game. […]

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‘Micro Pig’ Becomes a Facebook Sensation

‘Micro Pig’ Becomes a Facebook Sensation

Ether the micro pig was supposed to grow into a pint-sized family pet but now weighs a monster 670 pounds and has become an Internet star. The Jenkins, who live in Canada, were shocked to see their pet pig grow the size of a polar bear. Ether has grown ten times bigger than she was […]

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Pupils Meet the High Sheriff

Pupils Meet the High Sheriff

Recently, pupils at Cottesmore Millfield Academy got the chance to meet Dr Sarah Furness, the High Sheriff of Rutland. She came to inform and inspire the whole school. To become a High Sheriff is not easy. First, the county needs to notice you doing good; this could be by charity work or helping in community […]

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Smartphones can keep us healthy

Smartphones can keep us healthy

In our cosy world full of labour-saving gadgets more and more people worry about their general fitness. But they shouldn’t worry too much because there are loads of ways to stay healthy. Nowadays, smartphones hold lots of really useful health-related information about our food and drink, such as the number of calories or the sugar […]

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Useless Christmas presents?

Useless Christmas presents?

Believe it or not, by Boxing Day people were returning their unwanted (and often useless) Christmas presents, It’s often overlooked that the whole point of Christmas is remembering the birth of Jesus, however, we all admit we love all the presents and the joy of giving and the happiness. Sadly, on the other hand, eBay […]

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Getting to know Minecraft

Getting to know Minecraft

In a past article, I talked about: the brown box, virtual reality, top 5 consoles and the future for gaming. This time I’ll be telling you all about the epic Minecraft game and some of the people that play it. Everyone loves a bit of Minecraft, right? It’s basically a game about a man called […]

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Joe and Caspar 2nd DVD Release

Joe and Caspar 2nd DVD Release

Who Are Joe and Caspar? Joe Sugg is a famous YouTuber quite like Zoella, probably because Joe and Zoella are siblings. Joe and his best friend, Caspar Lee, were roommates for several years; they pulled pranks on each other, but through all the pranks they are still best friends. They both have YouTube channels with […]

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Finding Dory

Finding Dory

Finding Dory (2016) is a 3D computer animated comedy adventure movie. This fantastic movie is produced by Pixar and released by Walt Disney. The film is a sequel to the 2003 film Finding Nemo which was a classic in the Disney world. The writers are Andrew Stanton (who also came back as director from Finding […]

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Harry Potter is Back!

Harry Potter is Back!

For the millions of Harry Potter fans, the long wait is nearly over. Harry’s creator, J.K. Rowling has penned another book about the world’s most famous wizard and the release is scheduled for July 31st. For those who may have just landed on Earth, and we’re not referring to astronaut Tim Peake or his Russian […]

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The Osprey and his Protectors

The Osprey and his Protectors

  Earlier this month, representatives from the Rutland Osprey Project visited Cottesmore Millfield Academy to tell pupils about ospreys and their daily routine. 2016 is a special year, as it is the Project’s 20th anniversary! Ospreys eat fish all the time, breakfast, lunch, dinner. Even though they are birds of prey, mice, other small birds, […]

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