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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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Talented young writers

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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Writing inspiration

How to get children writing at home

March 19, 2019

We’ve brought together some of our favourite ideas that support fearless writing wherever you are. Whether it’s unlocking their imagination, or...

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Reading challenge

200 Million Minutes

March 11, 2019

Leading education charity, Achievement for All, has launched their global 200 Million Minutes Reading Challenge and are calling on parents, schools,...

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Your World Book Day kit

March 4, 2019

Thursday 7th March 2019 marks World Book Day, where children of all ages will come together to appreciate reading. It’s a celebration of...

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Scottish book week

Biggest readers in Scotland

November 19, 2018

It’s Book Week Scotland! A celebration of the world of literature and the perfect time for Scotland to share and enjoy reading their favourites...

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