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The b small Young Language Learner of the Year Award

21st April 2017
After a two year hiatus and high demand, independent children's publisher b small publishing will launch the b small Young Language Learner of the Year Award 2017. The award has been designed to encourage... [read more]
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Blue Peter winner brings hedgehogs and bees to the Summer of World Athletics

20th April 2017
Blue Peter winner’s motivating mascots were inspired by the dwindling populations of hedgehogs and bees in the UK. Elinor, 9, from Birmingham has won Blue Peter’s ‘Design a mascot’... [read more]
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Heathrow Identifies the Languages Children Should Be Learning for Success

14th April 2017
With Heathrow expecting a record 868,000 passengers over Easter weekend and 200,000 extra families set to travel, the UK’s hub airport today announced its Little Linguists initiative, which aims... [read more]
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New episodes of Kazoops are coming to CBeebies!

13th April 2017
Pre-schoolers are in for a treat as brand new episodes of Kazoops are set to air on CBeebies from Monday 17th April. Kazoops is all about Monty, a spirited boy of six with a huge imagination! His... [read more]
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Butterflies Crash In Fourth Worst Year On Record

12th April 2017
UK butterflies suffered their fourth worst year on record in 2016 with the majority of species experiencing a decline in numbers, a study has revealed. A mild winter followed by a cold spring contributed... [read more]
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Great Egg-scape: Brits shun traditional family get togethers to flock abroad this Easter

11th April 2017
More and more Brits are opting for spring in the sun rather than family fun at home this Easter – according to new research. Sun seekers are increasingly looking to European destinations like... [read more]
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Two Fifths Of Brits Take After Their Parents’ Money Habits

11th April 2017
When it comes to budgeting and spending patterns, over two fifths (43%) of Brits say their parents have been their biggest influencer on their money behaviour while one in 10 (11%) attribute this to their... [read more]
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SIX OUT OF TEN PARENTS CONCERNED THEIR KIDS WILL SPEND EASTER HOLIDAYS GLUED TO DEVICES

11th April 2017
Internet Matters offers five simple tips to manage children’s screen time this Easter Despite forecasters predicting the upcoming Easter weekend could be the hottest on record - research has found... [read more]
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CAN YOU IDENTIFY YOUR SWALLOWS FROM YOUR SWIFTS?

7th April 2017
The British public struggles to identify the nation’s birds according to new research commissioned by popular pre-school series Twirlywoos, in partnership with RSPB The survey results revealed... [read more]
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Schools Leave the Class on May 18th!

7th April 2017
On May 18th a massive annual initiative to get half a million children across the world learning and playing outside of their classroom will take place. Children in the UK will join schools from all... [read more]
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Eoin Morgan and Charlotte Edwards inspire the next generation of cricketers

7th April 2017
England cricket stars Eoin Morgan and Charlotte Edwards visited an Uxbridge Primary School on Thursday 30 March. Eoin and Charlotte taught the pupils from St Andrew’s C of E Primary School about... [read more]
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Help your child book binge this Easter

5th April 2017
Encouraging reading for enjoyment from an early age can help children on their reading journeys, inspiring a lifelong love of sharing stories and books. Research shows reading for pleasure has a dramatic... [read more]
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Introducing Premier League Primary Stars!

3rd April 2017
The Premier League has launched Premier League Primary Stars, an exciting learning programme for primary school girls and boys aged 5-11. Using the inspiration and fun of sport to connect pupils’... [read more]
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Feeding the Ducks? Beak Careful!

3rd April 2017
Everyone loves feeding ducks. It’s fun to throw some tasty bread and watch them happily gobble it down. But get this: bread is bad news for a duck’s tummy! So if you’re planning a... [read more]
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Road safety charity announces crucial training opportunity for support workers

29th March 2017
Brake, the road safety charity, is running an essential webinar on vicarious trauma, which will offer expert guidance on the condition to all victim support professionals. Led by academics and expert... [read more]
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Only 1 in 3 drinks consumed by children are ‘good for their teeth’

28th March 2017
New data commissioned by the Natural Hydration Council (NHC) shows that just over 1 in 3 drinks consumed by primary school children aged 5 to 9 are good choices for their dental health[1].  Water... [read more]
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CARING FOR SCHOOL UNIFORMS // TIPS AND TRICKS TO MAKE THEM LAST

14th March 2017
By Jacqui Paterson. It never ceases to amaze me how quickly the girls can ruin their school uniforms, or how much it adds up when you’re constantly having to replace items. Which... [read more]
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Since 1957, over 8,000,000 children and parents have discovered what makes PGL, the UK’s no.1 for children’s 'summer camp' activity breaks

1st February 2017
Our all-inclusive residential holidays offer children bags of fun activities, new friends and freedom to express themselves but in a safe, supportive environment with first class care. So much more... [read more]
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