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Wed 08 October 2014
Classical pianist James Rhodes is on a mission. He wants all those unused musical instruments out of cupboards and attics and into the hands of children in primary schools across England. Why? Because music is much more than just music – it’s a doorway to a lifetime of opportunity…
Wed 17 September 2014
We've all been there, standing rather self-consciously in a slightly over-sized new school blazer as our parents snap away with their camera for posterity. And as a new school year gets under way, it’s a scene that will have been played out up and down the country. But change, like moving up to a new school, can be a testing and worrying time and many children will have been hiding a feeling of trepidation behind that fixed grin.
Wed 03 September 2014
Summer 2014 will be remembered in three simple words. Ice Bucket Challenge. A silly idea that has caught on and generated millions of pounds for charities around the world. How can we capitalise on this new-found excitement? How can we get our children interested and involved in charity? Here are five ideas…
Thu 24 July 2014
The last week of term must rank with the night before Christmas for fever-pitch childhood excitement. But the challenge of entertaining children for 6 full weeks is a daunting one. We’ve come up with a broad mix of games to suit your clan when that first plaintive cry of, ‘I’m bored’ goes up!
Thu 19 June 2014
‘Nice’ has long been the bête noire of English teachers, a bland, boring adjective that really doesn’t roll up its sleeves and earn its place in a sentence. It’s a lazy word that does little to describe a feeling or event, or help the reader paint a picture of what’s going on.
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