Politics for Beginners – a book that will change the world

Parent & teacher friends... You need this book. Your kids NEED this book. Perfect for year 4 and above, it is going to help the next generation save the world. 💪📚 Politics for Beginners by Alex Frith, Rosie Here, Louie Stowell and illustrated by Kellan Stover. Published by Usborne. 'An informative guide to political systems,... Continue Reading →

National Non Fiction November – Usborne spotlight

Usborne, Usborne... How I do love you! Usborne publish awesome non fiction. Finding out books, activity books, spotter's guides, they do the lot...and they do them well! Their design is always spot on and they are immensely interactive, entertaining and kid friendly. Best of all, Usborne are very good at keeping their finding out books... Continue Reading →

Eat this, Gove!

At the very start of the Easter holidays I wrote one of my ranty blog posts about how Gove had stolen our local primary school's books. We had found ourselves in Special Measures with more children, more need, and less money. The parents came together and fought for the school and we are still fighting.... Continue Reading →

Usborne Reading Programme

Mollie can read! She can select a book and read words by sight, mostly fluently. When she gets stuck she has the strategies to break words up, sound them out, read ahead and use the pictures as clues. Last week she fell asleep with a book that she had been reading to herself! (So proud!)... Continue Reading →

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