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What’s the Matter? Board Game for KS2 Science

My son is very much someone who remembers things that HE finds interesting or amusing but if it is not something he is interested it he seems to forget it very quickly. He loves animals so biology has always been … Continue reading

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War School For Dogs

With the reading we have been doing about the First World War the kids have picked up on an interesting theme – how animals were used during war time. The first example that really caught their attention were the pigeons … Continue reading

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Oaka Topic Packs are great for Home education projects

I have mentioned a few times that my kids are visual learners and that they like working on projects / topics and will often get themselves totally lost in whatever topic they are learning about. I am finding more and … Continue reading

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Twinkl Go – keeping busy

This past week has been a rough one. Just as the kids were getting over flu my oldest started with a crazy high fever and stopped eating any food. Which means my son and I have been home most of … Continue reading

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The Battle of Passchendaele – a WW1 book

One of our current background topics is World War 1. (I say background topic because the kids read a bit about it, have a break then come back and do something, have a break and so on – it seems … Continue reading

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Activate 1 – Key Stage 3 Science Resource

I have not written that much about the Science resources that we are using probably because the Biology side seems to just happen very naturally – the kids are constantly learning about animal biology (they have just looked at the … Continue reading

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Why I love Comprehensions so much

Comprehensions are one of those activities that I just love. I see them as a big valued added activity for the kids. Working through a comprehension means the kids are reading, practicing their writing, spelling, grammar and punctuation. While also … Continue reading

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