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Michelle Hicks civil engineer

Michelle Hicks: My dream job

May 18, 2017

We caught up with Chessington World of Adventures Resort to find out what it was like for Project Manager and Civil Engineer, Michelle Hicks, to work...

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Andy Porter, roller coaster designer

Bringing The Gruffalo to life with ride designer Andy Porter

March 30, 2017

We caught up with Chessington World of Adventures Resort to find out what it was like for ride designer Andy Porter to create The Gruffalo River Ride...

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Steve Backshall

Q&A with Steve Backshall!

March 28, 2017

The judge for our National Young Writers’ Awards this year is none other than ‘Deadly 60’ author and presenter, Steve...

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Roald Dahl Nurse Michelle Small

Michelle Small: Why I love my job as a Roald Dahl Nurse

March 15, 2017

Michelle Small has been a Paediatric Epilepsy Specialist Nurse for Roald Dahl’s Marvellous Children’s Charity since 2011. In her guest...

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Ben Garrod loves finding fossils

Fossil Finding Fun

February 8, 2017

We’ve partnered with TV presenter and scientist Ben Garrod to give our longest-standing members free tickets to his exciting new tour ‘So...

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Outdoor learning

Learning in action: hot spots

January 30, 2017

Chirag Golwala, Founder of Lets Travel Services, chatted to us about how getting out and about with your child provides opportunities for learning in...

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Children writing

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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Oaka Books example

Let’s encourage every child to reach their full potential

November 21, 2016

Bambi Gardiner is the founder of Oaka Books, which creates printed and digital revision guides for dyslexic students and visual learners. We spoke to...

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boy plays with leaves

The great outdoors for great learning

November 2, 2016

“If you want to get children of any age interested in the world around them, you have to get them outside!” Mike Ridealgh was a Geography...

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Maths - playing dumb

Encouraging children to think mathematically: the power of playing dumb

November 1, 2016

Jennie Pennant from GrowLearning has a great tip for encouraging children to think mathematically: playing dumb! She explains just how...

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