Sunday picture Book – Here Comes Jack Frost
Apr16

Sunday picture Book – Here Comes Jack Frost

We love books – obviously – and we often review latest releases. But I’ve been a parent for nearly twenty years, and I know that the older books sometimes get overlooked by new parents – and they’re missing out on a gem or two of bedtime reading. I think we all know the Very Hungry Caterpillar, of course, but I find newer parents may not know Albert Le Blanc, Little Tiger or Spot. There have been some beautiful picture books that we’d...

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Sunk! from Rob Biddulph (review) – so much fun to read aloud, me hearties.
Apr03

Sunk! from Rob Biddulph (review) – so much fun to read aloud, me hearties.

Anyone with a preschooler will probably be familiar with Blown Away, the gorgeous story of Blue Penguin. So we were pretty excited to see that Blue Penguin is BACK – and this time he’s off on an adventure on the high seas in Sunk! from Rob Biddulph.   And once again, it’s an absolute joy. The story is perfect for bedtime sharing, a comfortingly exciting tale for toddlers which builds through the adventure before...

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Sunday Picture Book – There Are Cats In This Book
Apr02

Sunday Picture Book – There Are Cats In This Book

We love books – obviously – and we often review latest releases. But I’ve been a parent for nearly twenty years, and I know that the older books sometimes get overlooked by new parents – and they’re missing out on a gem or two of bedtime reading. I think we all know the Very Hungry Caterpillar, of course, but I find newer parents may not know Albert Le Blanc, Little Tiger or Spot. There have been some...

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New Curriculum AQA A-level Economics Practice Test Papers from Letts
Mar31

New Curriculum AQA A-level Economics Practice Test Papers from Letts

The key thing I’ve always found with exam success is practice. Practice, practice, practice. Of course you need ot know your stuff – not having the knowledge in your head on exam morning can be a slight issue in the whole achieving-a-good-grade plan. But if you walk into the exam room and know exactly what to expect – what your exam paper will look like, how the marking scheme works, how long to spend per question...

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Entire GCSE Maths Foundation in One Week? It’s the revison book every Yr11 needs right now!
Mar26

Entire GCSE Maths Foundation in One Week? It’s the revison book every Yr11 needs right now!

Have your kids left their GCSE to the last minute?  (I know, I know, rhetorical question. Of course they have. They all do. I know I did…) Then this book is just what they need.   This little book of beauty breaks down the whole GCSE Maths Foundation course into one week’s worth of revision! No need for major shouting matches as you prise them away from Snapchat to face a maths book or two – just don’t let...

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Top Y6 SATS practice questions thanks to Collins
Feb20

Top Y6 SATS practice questions thanks to Collins

It’s that tie of year again, and parents of Yr 6 kids are no doubt starting to see the signs of SATS stress sinking in. Did you know that the Y6 Reading paper was the one test that caught everyone out last year? It was the first year of the new curriculum national tests and no-one anticipated how tricky this paper would be. For all the prep the teachers did, the new paper still caught them unawares – and actually, when...

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