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Reading at home

March 12, 2020

Parents are often encouraged to read at home with their children while they are off school for longer. However, we often hear from parents who face...

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Bringing more joy to reading at home

February 3, 2020

Encouraging children to enjoy reading can be tricky for some. However, we know that reading at home is a great way to boost literacy levels at school....

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A quick guide to SATs – What to expect

January 22, 2020

With children in Year 2 and Year 6 in England sitting their SATs in May, our Education team has put together a quick guide to let you know just what...

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Alesha Dixon surprises the Explore Learning Writer of the Year!

June 18, 2019

Congratulations to 9-year-old Farrah Lucas from Haslingfield Primary School who has been named the Explore Learning Writer of the Year! Nine-year-old...

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Finding the funny

June 4, 2019

How do you write a comedy? Jeff Norton is the best-selling author of nine novels for young people – read his advice for finding the funny…...

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Let's talk phonics

Let’s talk phonics

We explain some of the phonics techniques children use when learning to read in our video guide – and how you can help your child at home! Since...

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Top 10 stories announced!

June 3, 2019

We’re down to the top 10 authors in our writing competition! One of them will go on to be crowned the Explore Learning Writer of the Year 2019...

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Regional Finalists announced!

May 24, 2019

Talented writers from up and down the country have been shortlisted as Regional Finalists in the Explore Learning Writers’ Awards! We announce...

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Getting to know Alesha Dixon

April 12, 2019

Alesha Dixon knows how rewarding it is to write stories. As the judge of this year’s Explore Learning Writers’ Awards, we got to know...

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Making a change

April 5, 2019

What would parents and children change about the world? We reveal what the UK said in our nationwide survey… The Queen, closely followed by...

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