Category Archives: Homeschooling

Guided Reading Books from Bloomsbury

I have not written posts on guided reading books for quite a while because my youngest is really past that stage. He is a happy reader who powers through books at quite an impressive speed (as long as they are … Continue reading

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KS3 Geography Crosswords

My daughter has always enjoyed crosswords and when she was younger we often completed crosswords linked to the topics that we were learning in Geography or History so I was excited to spot the KS3 Geography Crosswords created by Oaka … Continue reading

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Free Download – WW1 Significant Dates Poster and Cards

Our History theme has been the First World War and one of the things that has bugged us a bit was how hard it was to find a good, brief summary of the key dates (free to download summary) so … Continue reading

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Private Peaceful. World War One Literature.

The kids and I have recently finished reading Private Peaceful. What a brilliant book and it was an excellent way to integrate our History (World War One topic) and our English Literature. But I have to warn anyone who has … Continue reading

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KS3 English Anthology – Detectives

Our latest KS3 English Anthology that we have started using is the Detective one. My kids are I are really enjoying the books in the series so when I wanted to get an extra English book it just made sense … Continue reading

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