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Father and son playing with a kite in a field in the summer

Let’s make the most of summer, together!

August 3, 2021

As a parent, I’ve definitely had my fair share of summers that have come and gone in the blink of an eye. Where, apart from the occasional...

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Make home schooling engaging: our 5 top tips

January 14, 2021

We understand the stresses remote learning can bring for parents, especially those who are working from home. Conjuring up a plan to make home...

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Home schooling fatigue: Freshen up your routine

June 29, 2020

As social-distancing measures continue, children all over the UK continue to rely on home schooling as their main learning experience. The length of...

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Practical learning activities at home

April 17, 2020

Practical learning activities are a great way to learn at home whilst having fun. When combined with more structured, formal learning activities, it...

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Educating children at home: tips from a curriculum developer

April 10, 2020

Keep education going – Supporting your child at home. By Carey Ann, Curriculum Developer at Explore Learning Well, I don’t know about you but...

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Free Mid-Morning Maths with Bobby Seagull

April 2, 2020

Introducing Mid-Morning Maths with Bobby Seagull!  In line with the launch of Explore at Home, and to offer further help as you teach your child at...

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Homework help for parents and children

October 17, 2019

Homework time can be dreaded by parents and children alike, but it doesn’t have to be! Here’s some homework help quick wins to make things...

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Back to school obstacles every child faces

August 21, 2017

Starting the new school term after the summer holidays can bring with it a few hurdles for children – whether it’s getting back into their...

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Are you as smart as a 12 year old?

August 18, 2017

Our recent maths and English quiz has revealed that UK adults are struggling to answer questions designed for children from reception up to year...

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Encouraging children to think mathematically: 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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