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Malachi at Explore Learning

Creative writers start here!

October 17, 2018

Malachi is 11 years old and a member of our Creative Writing course. We wanted to showcase his amazing work, so he has written a blog! “I have...

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Alfie and his family

Bromley member’s thoughts on family will melt your heart

August 2, 2018

What does family mean to you? Alfie from our Bromley centre has been doing some work over the summer about his family and it’s too wonderful not...

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Children talking at Explore Learning

Is your child’s vocabulary holding them back?

August 1, 2018

Education Secretary, Damian Hinds, has highlighted the need for children to develop good language skills. Here are some ways you can help your child...

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Young Writer of the Year: a mum’s perspective

June 20, 2018

Deborah is Mia Falatoori’s mum, who has just been named the National Young Writer of the Year by judge David Walliams! Deborah shares some fond...

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Meet the National Young Writer of 2018!

June 18, 2018

Congratulations to 8-year-old Mia Falatoori from Churchfields Junior School in London who has been crowned the winner of our National Young Writers’...

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The top 10 young writers’ stories

June 11, 2018

The top 10 authors in our National Young Writers’ Awards are here! One of them will go on to be crowned the National Young Writer of 2018...

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Writing competition: The regional winners 2018

May 21, 2018

There are 150 fantastic regional winners in this year’s National Young Writers’ Awards! We announce the names of all the regional winners...

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Author Q&A: Steve Webb

April 26, 2018

Steve Webb is the author of the hilarious Spangles McNasty series, with a third book coming out this May. He recently ran a creative writing workshop...

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Author Danny Weston

Author Q&A: Danny Weston

April 4, 2018

Danny Weston is a teen horror writer and winner of the Scottish Children’s Book Prize. He recently ran a workshop at our Edinburgh Blackhall centre...

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Who would you pick to be your child’s hero?

March 27, 2018

We asked mums and dads to share their views on heroes and role models for their children; 74% of parents said they were concerned about the celebrity...

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