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Bobby Seagull: 2020, an interesting year for maths enthusiasts!

January 6, 2020

Happy new year Explore members! 2020 – the start of a new decade! Or is it?! As a maths teacher, it should be no surprise that I like paying...

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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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Cressida Cowell

Cressida Cowell’s Free Writing Friday

May 16, 2019

15 minutes to write and draw anything you want. Sounds fun, right? Author Cressida Cowell talks about the idea behind Free Writing Friday for primary...

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Plants enhance learning

Plants to enhance learning

April 16, 2019

Plants do a lot more than look good! Their health benefits and impact on learning make them great additions to any home or classroom, particularly for...

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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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Author Q&A: Ethan Willis

April 3, 2019

Ethan Willis is the author of the novel ‘Blue as the Sky’. He recently visited our Bournemouth centre to kick off the Explore Learning...

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Susie Dent: Let’s be word detectives together

February 4, 2019

Susie Dent, English lexicographer and expert of Countdown’s ‘Dictionary Corner’, talks about how the complexity of our language can...

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Tutor Spotlight: Catherine Meade

January 15, 2019

Who are our tutors and how do they support children in our centres? Find out from Catherine Meade, a tutor at our Southborough centre…   A...

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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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Prime time with Bobby Seagull

October 12, 2018

Inspiring mathematician Bobby Seagull on staying calm under pressure, teaching while famous and the maths behind football stickers… Why are you...

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