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Improving School Attendance

Improving School Attendance
In the UK, more than 4.1 million children, approximately 11% of all students, miss 12 or more school days each year. Regular absenteeism can have negative consequences on learning and education in the long term. So, how can you help to improve school attendance rates? Read More...

How Teachers Can Get a Better Night’s Sleep

How Teachers Can Get a Better Night’s Sleep
As a teacher, you are passionate about your job and know just how much your work hours extend beyond the 8 AM to 3 PM of the school day. On average, educators get just 6 hours of sleep per night. Here are some tips and tricks to help improve the quality of your sleep and leave you feeling refreshed. Read More...

Tell Me More About… Emily Brontë

Tell Me More About… Emily Brontë
The second youngest of the Brontë children, Emily Jane Brontë was an English novelist and poet. Her only novel and best-known work, ‘Wuthering Heights’, would go on to become one of the most studied and revered books in English Literature. Read on to learn more! Read More...

3 Great Word Game Apps to Improve Children's Vocabulary

3 Great Word Game Apps to Improve Children's Vocabulary
Word games have always been popular among children and now technological advances have made it possible to play a variety of old-time classics and new creations on our beloved mobile devices. Check out 3 of the best word game apps out there in this post! Read More...

10 Sports to Try This Summer

10 Sports to Try This Summer
The sun is shining, the evenings are that little bit longer, the kids are on holiday for 6 weeks… oh wait 6 whole weeks? How am I going to fill 6 whole weeks, I hear you ask? Well fear not, we have put together a list of 10 sports you can try this summer to keep kids (and of course you adults!) fit, healthy and free from boredom. Read More...

What’s On in Kent: Summer Holidays 2019

What’s On in Kent: Summer Holidays 2019
Ah, the summer holidays. Longer days, warmer weather and…boredom? If you’re stuck for things to do to keep the kids entertained for 6 weeks, we’ve rounded up 14 events taking place in Kent this summer. From castles trails to outdoor theatre and arts and crafts, there’s plenty going on in the Garden of England! Read More...

The Science-backed Benefits of Free Play

The Science-backed Benefits of Free Play
Children love to tackle new challenges. Downtime where children can choose their own play activities, use their imaginations and learn through exploration is vital and there is plenty of science to back this up. Read on for 43 Science-backed benefits of free play time! Read More...

"See" the Alphabet with Your Body!

"See" the Alphabet with Your Body!
The alphabet may seem like easy pickings to us adults, but for kids, learning the alphabet in preschool or nursery can be daunting. If your child struggles with this, take heart—you're not alone! If flashcards and other visual practices seem to be wearing thin, try something new through "kinesthetic", or whole body, learning. Read More...

Tell Me More About... George Orwell

Tell Me More About... George Orwell
Eric Arthur Blair, most commonly known by his pen name George Orwell, was born on the 25th June 1903 in Bengal, India. A world-renowned writer, essayist, novelist and journalist to name but a few, he was known for novels such as ‘Animal Farm’ and ‘Nineteen Eighty-Four’ Read More...