SATs, GCSEs, A-levels. Whichever your child is taking in the next few weeks, s/he will not be the only one feeling stressed and pressured. I love the summer term - both as a teacher and a parent. As a teacher, I know that when my year 11 class has done their last...read more
If you've been wondering how to keep your kids reading throughout the holidays, then I'd love to share these simple ideas with you Well it's that time of year again. I can hardly believe that another teaching year has gone by - it seems like weeks (not...read more
Poor vocabulary - a genuine concern? In the news recently we were told how narrow vocabulary hits pupils grades. Going beyond the stereotypical monosyllabic grunts we may associate with teenagers, the article articulated many of the concerns that teachers –...read more
If you feel like you're rereading the same stories again and again, then check out these fabulous books we've been reading recently... Reading with your children is one of the most vital things you do as a parent. As I explained in my first post about...read more
If keeping up with the home reading schedule is regularly turning into a fight with your little one, then read on for some helpful ideas... When my youngest finally brought home a reading book after half a term at school, I was full of excitement at the years of joy...read more
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