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#MentalHealthAwarenessWeek Top Tips for Dealing with Stress: Day One

Our sister publisher Franklin Watts and Wayland publishes a series of mindfulness books titled Mindful Me. This series explores how a mindful attitude to life can enhance enjoyment, promote a sense of calm and confidence, and provide young people with a 'friend for life'. We’ve compiled a few mindfulness exercises for you to try with your children this #MentalHealthAwarenessWeek.

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Use this assembly plan to teach children about resilience

An assembly plan that teaches children to recognise resilience as an important character quality, taken from The Star Awards Programme for Primary Schools by Shona Pye and Geoff Smith. In the assembly children are taught some of the key vocabulary associated with resilience, what makes a person resilient and how they can encourage this in themselves.

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Tips to engage parents with reading

How can teachers encourage parents and carers to engage in reading with their child? Here are some different ideas and tips for promoting reading - whether you’re looking to host an event, offer a few words of advice or create a positive collaborative reading ethos, there may be an idea for you…


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Reading Can Future Proof Your Kids

Dr Kathy Weston talks about the positive effects of encouraging reading in your home on your child's education. Read on to find out why books aren't just for bedtime.

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Franklin Watts and Wayland Catalogue

We are working in partnership with Franklin Watts and Wayland, award-winning publishers of innovative information books for children. Download the 2019 Education catalogue to discover brand new books on themes of well-being, Space, environmental issues, diversity & inclusion, STEM, and many more. 

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Ofsted's National Director for Education explains the new framework for the 2019 primary curriculum

Sean Harford, Oftsed's National Director for Education, breaks down the new September 2019 framework for primary schools.

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Fun activities to try this British Science Week

It’s British Science Week - an annual celebration of science, technology, engineering and maths. It is a fantastic opportunity to get your children involved in some really practical science activities. Here are some fun activities for you to try this British Science Week.

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Parents, do you know how powerful you are?

Read Dr Kathy Weston's 4 top tips for supporting your child's education from home.  Read more »

World Book Day 2019: The books and characters that inspired us growing up

To celebrate World Book Day, we asked members of the team to tell us which stories or book characters inspired them as a child. Meet the team and their literary heroes.

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2019 Catalogues

Download our 2019 Rising Stars and RS Assessment from Hodder Education catalogues to discover brand new resources, even more affordable prices and exclusive discounts.

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