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Ghost Boys, a sad but encouraging story about racism

When I was recently sent a copy of Ghost Boys for a review I did not know what to expect. But before I could even start reading it my eleven-year old son spotted it, started reading it and then quickly … Continue reading

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Oxford Literature Companion for An Inspector Calls

One of the Literature pieces that we know we are going to be working through is An Inspector Calls. And even though I am only planning on starting it after Christmas I am already collecting resources so I am going … Continue reading

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KS3 English workbook from Collins

A few weeks ago I emailed Collins and asked if we could get a few of their GCSE books to review (I am wanting to build up a page of reviews on GCSE/IGCSE resources), while we were discussing GCSE books … Continue reading

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Starting Year 7 English Language Resource Ideas

My son is moving up to Year 7 in his home education and when it comes to planning for his English I am going to be taking quite a few of the resources that worked well with my daughter and … Continue reading

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Idiom Cards – Free to download

The kids and I have been talking about idioms, how they are often used in writing and what the different idioms mean. There are lots of idioms, actually a crazy amount. But I am trying to work through the common … Continue reading

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