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Author Q&A: Julia Gray

March 14, 2018

We were excited to welcome Julia Gray, author of the young adult novel ‘The Otherlife’, to our Brixton centre to run a creative writing...

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Research reveals children’s biggest heroes

March 12, 2018

Ever wondered who your child’s biggest hero is? It could be you! In a survey completed by our members, mum and dad came out on top. But who else...

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Author Q&A: Jason Wallace

March 8, 2018

Jason Wallace’s incredible first novel ‘Out of Shadows’ won the Costa Children’s Book Award! We were lucky enough to catch up with...

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Heroes video preview

Mum, dad and santa: Children share their heroes!

March 7, 2018

To celebrate the return of our National Young Writers’ Awards, we asked our members to tell us about their heroes – which is the theme of...

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Our superstar Explorers

October 13, 2017

Ansh has been coming to Explore Learning for over three years and now his younger brother Ayan is a member too! Their dad, Raj, shares their...

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Our recommended reading lists

August 15, 2017

We’re passionate about helping children develop a love of reading, so to help parents find the right books we’ve put together a...

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Donald Trump, Theresa May and robots

July 13, 2017

What do Donald Trump, Theresa May and robots have in common? They were all featured in the stories for our National Young Writers’ Awards this...

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Reading for pleasure

July 7, 2017

Reading is not just something that children should do in school, it needs to be an everyday part of our lives and something we choose to do at all...

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National Young Writer of the Year announced!

June 20, 2017

Congratulations to 12-year-old David Williams from All Saints Catholic School in Dagenham who has been crowned the winner of our National Young...

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NYWA top ten finalists

Announcing the top 10 stories!

June 5, 2017

We’re excited to announce the top 10 finalists of our National Young Writers’ Awards – one of them will go on to be crowned the...

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