Victoria Real has designed a website to accompany BBC Children’s Education Xchange programme, which gives sevento 11-year-olds ideas for things to do in the summer holidays. The site www.bbc.co.uk/xchange, launching on 9 April, features three ‘learning islands’: sport, art and design and science. Topics vary from ballroom dancing to pot-bellied pigs. Stamps issued as children log in can be exchanged for screen savers. ‘The site is implicitly educational,’ says Victoria Real producer Juliet Roberts.
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