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Blitzcat a story about WWII

I am trying to write more reviews about fictional stories aimed at the older kids (so more for kids in the KS3 years / tweens / teens), there just does not seem to be as many reviews for this age … Continue reading

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Avoid HP Printers and Instant Ink

In January 2020 I wrote a post saying how much I enjoyed the HP Instant Ink scheme (I have now taken that post down). And in theory I do think it is a great idea but the reason HP offer … Continue reading

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English Literature from Twinkl for Secondary years

One of the resources that we are using for KS3 is the Twinkl Website. I know it has traditionally being thought of as a resource for primary years but they have created quite an impressive Secondary section. I must admit … Continue reading

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Eliza Rose by Lucy Worsley

My daughter has read two different Lucy Worsley Books and she loved both of them. She appreciates the way Lucy manages to tell a story about interesting Historical characters and weave in all those historical details that just make the … Continue reading

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Understanding English – Poetry workbook

We have started a bit of a poetry topic. It is one of those areas that I feel I have neglected a bit (I think the only poems we have done are Acrostic poems). We do lots of other literature, … Continue reading

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