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Exploring Write Size with inventor Ross Williams

November 29, 2016

We caught up with Write Size to find out what it was like for their inventor Ross Williams to present the products in the Dragons’ Den, and how...

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Top tips for writing at home

August 15, 2016

The summer holidays can be a great time to encourage children to practise their writing skills while having fun at the same time! Here are some tops...

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Survey reveals how parents really feel about the summer holidays

July 21, 2016

The school holidays are upon us – a time when children can enjoy the long break ahead of them. But what do parents think about the summer...

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Our members love literacy!

June 17, 2016

We asked our members to show us how they love literacy with a photo competition on Facebook – and they certainly delivered! To enter the...

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Our members become Leaders of the World!

June 13, 2016

This month our Bury centre hosted a speech night that was judged by local MP for Bury North, David Nuttall! A group of nine children aged 11 to 15...

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Why writing still matters

June 1, 2016

Even in our digital age, being able to write by hand is still as important as ever. Explore Learning’s Head of Curriculum, Carey Ann Dodah,...

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Four steps to creative writing for children

April 8, 2016

Most school subjects seem to have a definite path to success, but is it also true of creative writing? With the arrival of the National Young...

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Writing tips from the Young Writer of the Year 2015

March 29, 2016

12 year old Alex Boxall was last year’s winner of the National Young Writers’ Awards. With our 2016 competition now open for entries, we asked...

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Homework help!

October 1, 2015

Homework time can be dreaded by parents and children alike, but it doesn’t have to be! To make homework become less of a chore, help create a...

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A wonderful working week!

April 22, 2014

During the last week of March, our Creative Writing groups across the centres in the UK performed the plays they had been working on as part of their...

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