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About ofamily

Home educating family based in the UK. We try to make learning fun

Boudica – Queen of Darkness Book Review

Earlier this year we watched a documentary – 2,000 year History of London and they mentioned Boudica and how her revolt burnt London to the ground. Now we have never really learnt about Boudica but both of my kids were … Continue reading

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Spanish Armada Topic Pack

We are busy looking at Medieval England in quite a lot of detail at the moment but that does not stop the kids asking about other events that don’t slot in to the Medieval timeframe. This past week alone my … Continue reading

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Geog.1 Oxford Geography Resources for Key Stage 3 Review

I am going to start this post by saying Geography is one of those subjects that I just was not sure about. I feel like I have found my feet with Secondary English, Maths, History and Art but Geography has … Continue reading

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Jan Brett drawing videos

Last week my son tried a great white shark drawing video (it went really well) and then we spotted a turtle video (not such a success) which lead us to a video by Jan Brett showing how she created a … Continue reading

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My latest Bookpeople Finds

I love books and I must admit we have built up quite a collection of gems over the years and a large portion of the books that I have bought have come from The Bookpeople. However l have not bought … Continue reading

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Number Property Maths Posters from TeachitMaths website

I have mentioned before that we like hanging up learning posters around the house. The posters work really well with both kids and we have seen over time that the information we hang up really ends up sinking in and … Continue reading

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The Story of the First World War for Children – book review

Anyone who reads our blog probably knows by now that we LOVE history but I have admitted before that the World Wars are something that I have not really jumped into just because I was worried about the content and … Continue reading

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