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Watching Jane Austen

The last 2 weeks have been a bit of a Jane Austen watching marathon. It started when my daughter had some flu and was just not feeling great so she asked to rewatch Emma (the mini-series) which she has watched … Continue reading

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Elizabeth I and the Elizabethan Settlement

We are really enjoying our History at the moment. The Tudors were such a colourful group of characters and my daughter has always found Elizabeth I fascinating (I think Elizabeth I and Victoria are her two favourite monarchs purely because … Continue reading

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The six wives of Henry VIII comprehensions

We have been looking at the Tudor period in a lot more detail and although I found lots of information and activities on Henry and his children I did not find that much on his different wives. And the topic … Continue reading

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KS3 Maths Murder Mysteries

My daughter always enjoyed the Twinkl Maths Mysteries that they have for KS2 so when we recently stumbled upon a Maths Mystery in the KS3 BODMAS section we immediately downloaded it and had a go. And it was a massive … Continue reading

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Introducing the Classics with Big Cat Readers

We love books in our house. Both my kids will often spend an afternoon curled up reading a good book (or even books). And as much as we love getting lost in some of the more recent book series (How … Continue reading

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