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Top ten National Young Writers’ entries!

June 20, 2016

  We had over 10,000 entries to our National Young Writers’ Awards this year, and we were really impressed by the nation’s...

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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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Harry Potter and Robin Hood: a dream combination?

June 2, 2016

  Our recent survey has revealed that Harry Potter and Robin Hood would be the nation’s favourite literary mash-up! We commissioned some...

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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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Alex Boxall

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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Read aloud and proud

April 6, 2014

Carey Ann Dodah is Head of Curriculum at Explore Learning and encourages children to read aloud and proud!   I was saddened to hear recent...

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