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Board Games for the Summer Heat

Over the summer we tend to spend ages just pottering around in our garden. We normally have a few vegetables that the kids are growing and well it’s just nice to be out in the sunshine. But the kids also … Continue reading

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Your kids are not normal

“Your kids are not normal.” Wow. Why does anyone think that is okay to say that? And why do they think their version of “normal” is what I want my kids to strive for. Yes it is true my kids … Continue reading

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Starting Year 8 – History Ideas

History is probably my daughter’s favourite subject so we cover it in quite a lot of detail and we do end up watching lots of documentaries and reading lots of extra books just because she is so fascinated by it. … Continue reading

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The Austen Girls

I have been looking for good fictional books for my daughter to read as part of her year 8 academic year. Books that are entertaining and also link in with our topics. This coming year we are planning on covering … Continue reading

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Biology Pairs Game.

I mentioned last week that I have started collecting resources that we plan on using with our daughter in her year 8 academic year. And although I am still gathering together all my science items there is one resource which … Continue reading

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