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Why Bloomseed Elementary Summer School ?

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Summer school can be the best way to retain things learned in the previous school year. After all, it is easy to forget simple math calculations and words if you spend the entire holidays watching movies and playing games. Summer school can help students apply what they have learned in a fun, more carefree environment. […]

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SUMMER SCHOOL EXCURSION PHOTOS : THE OLDEST CHURCH IN NIGERIA

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Although Christianity made its first appearance in Nigeria in Benin in the sixteenth century when Portuguese missionaries came, no definitive church was established before the missionaries departed. The first church in Nigeria wasn’t built until few centuries later.The first church in Nigeria is the Cathedral Church of St. Peter, Ake, Abeokuta. Its foundation was laid […]

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OF ADIRE AND MANY COLOURS@SUMMER SCHOOL

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This summer our children learnt how to make Adire.   Adire textile is a “tie and dye”cloth made and worn primarily by the Yoruba people who live in south west Nigeria. The name adire was first applied to patterned indigo-dyed cloth(shown above) made in the early twentieth century and then later to more colorful multi-hued […]