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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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Year 9 Maths Practice Books

This year we are working through the third stage of the KS3 Mastering Mathematics series from Hodder Education, which includes using a text book and a practice book. It is the first time we have used this range and I … Continue reading

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Our Favourite Primary Non-Fiction Books

One of the questions I am always asked is – “what are your must have books?” And in all honesty I am wary of that question for the simple reason that there are just so many amazing books out there … Continue reading

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CGP Year 6 Grammar, Punctuation and Spelling Workbook

We tried one of the CGP Grammar, Punctuation and Spelling workbooks for the first time last year and I must admit both my son and I found it suited us. So this year I bought him another one to use … Continue reading

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