Author Archives: ofamily

About ofamily

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

Variation and Classification Topic Pack

My daughter really enjoys Biology (she is already saying she wants to do it as a GCSE subject or in our case probably IGCSE), she even gets Biology linked books out of the library to read just for fun. But … Continue reading

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Vocabulary workbooks for KS3

We started using the Get It Right series at the start of my daughter’s Year 7 – we were using the Get It Right Spelling, Punctuation and Grammar workbook 1. It was so useful, easy to use and had just … Continue reading

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Scarlet Ibis

The first time we ever came across the author Gill Lewis was last year when someone kindly recommended her book Sky Hawk. The kids and I read it together and loved everything about the book. We actually used it as … Continue reading

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Physics Matching Pairs Game

I love the idea of the Oaka Books Science matching pairs game. It is a simple and straight forward concept but one which I think helps to reinforce what the kids have learnt. We have already been using the Biology … Continue reading

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Warrior Boy – book review

I have been reserving a number of books from our local library and reading them in a quest to try and find a good selection of books for ages 10+ (it is a bit of a work in progress) but … Continue reading

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