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Outdoor Summer Fun Ideas

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Get Outdoors this Summer The weather is sizzling hot and school is almost over for another school year! The kids are almost on summer holidays. How quickly did that happen? Around this time many of us suddenly feel the panic beginning to stir – what are the kids going to do? How can we stop […]

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Reading Fun this Summer

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  The 2018 Summer Reading Challenge is a great way to keep your child’s reading skills sharp during the summer holidays. What is it? The Summer Reading Challenge takes place every year during the summer holidays. You can sign up at your local library, then read six library books of your choice to complete the […]

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Cooking up Learning Opportunities

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Learning through cooking

Getting your kids into the kitchen to do some cooking is a great way of having fun together. It also creates plenty of learning opportunities that cover a wide range of the curriculum. The goal is to have fun with your kids, yet keeping your eyes open for learning opportunities as they arise as a […]

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11+ Exam Preparation and the Summer Holidays

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summer holidays camper van

Ah, the summer holidays. It brings back memories of the sun, sand and surf. Trips far away, busy airport lounges and the effort made to try to squeeze as much into a day as possible. The last thing on anyone’s mind was school work! That is unless you were due to sit an entrance examination. […]