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Lessons learned from lessons taught: 4 things parents have d...

When schools closed in March, parents everywhere were thrown into homeschooling overnight. We’ve seen valiant efforts across the board – from full-time doctors teaching their kids Science GCSE after long shifts, to creative schedules involving off-curriculum histories, international relations and...

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Changes all round - Adapting your teen's homeschool routine

As many parents have found during lockdown, keeping a regular routine gives kids a sense of consistency and structure when they’re at home for months on end. Since schools reopened for some year groups in England and Wales though, and...

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What is National Storytelling Week?

Long, long ago, in a land far away… storytelling was a way to pass the time, entert...

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Amazing women in history you need to know about

Society often celebrates famous and impressive men from throughout history; few days p...

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National Sisters Day 2018

I have a sister, who I love 90% of the time. But who also knows how to annoy me for th...

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Beat the boredom this summer

The paradox of the summer holidays. On the one hand you’re eternally grateful for fr...

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International friendship day 2018

There’s a Father’s Day to celebrate our dads, Mother’s Day to celebr...

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Fracking: the solution to global warming?

To many, fracking might seem like the answer to our prayers. A “clean” fuel, with ...

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How to plan an Interrailing trip

Trains are now trendy. Exploring Europe with an Interrailing pass is one the best ways...

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Festival: best ones to go to and how to volunteer

It’s summer, which means its festival season! Festivals are a great way to spend...

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How to plan a gap year

On the day I received my A-Level results, I turned down my university place and took a...

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