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We get excited about what we do - talking to teachers, and authors, chatting with pupils and turning conversations and ideas into practical educational series. Find out more about our guest bloggers.

To find out more about how teachers are using our resources in schools, visit our Impact in Schools page.

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Why author visits are important

Ahead of his Reading Planet Tour events, Gareth P. Jones (author of the new Project series) reflects on why school pupils benefit from meeting an author. Read more »
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Sometimes all you need is a ball of string!

Recently a number of pleas have appeared on social media from panicked history subject leaders seeking advice on how to spend their budget allocation.  

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More primary pupils reach the highest standards in the SATs 2019

On 5th September 2019, the DfE announced that more pupils in England are reaching the highest standard of reading, writing and maths in this years SATs.

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Reading Planet is going on tour... winners revealed!

Last term, we launched a nationwide competition for schools to win a visit from a Reading Planet author. We received hundreds of entries from across the country. After much deliberation, the winners have now been chosen and the tour kicks off next week in Scotland.  

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Tips to support your child as they start secondary school

Moving schools from primary to secondary can be a daunting time for both parents and children. It is the start of a new journey and a significant milestone in a child's life. It is also a time of great change and mixed feelings are only natural. Read our top tips for supporting your child’s transition to secondary school on the Hodder Education Parent Hub.

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Assessment

Hear what teachers like you have to say about our assessments

We strive to make it as effortless and insightful to assess your pupils as possible. That’s why we spend lots of time talking to teachers like you about your experiences with our termly standardised tests. Find out what they have to say for yourself!


 

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Your FREE Back to School Surival Kit

We know that summer holidays can go by in a flash and going back to school can sometimes feel a little difficult. So, we’ve put together the ultimate back to school digital survival kit using some of our best blog posts, stress relief tips and freebies from last year to try and make your back to school transition as fun and stress-free as possible. 

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Answering your Progress Tests FAQs

With over 6,000 schools using our Progress Tests for Reading, Maths, GPS and Science, we asked teachers to share how they use Progress Tests with their classes.

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We've been shortlisted!

We are delighted to announce that we have been shortlisted in the SEN, Wellbeing and Foundations cateogry of the Teach Primary Awards!

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Rising Stars Summer Reading Challenge Launch!

We're super excited to tell you all about the launch of the Rising Stars Summer Reading Challenge!

In this blog we'll tell you all about how you and your child can get involved and be in with a chance of winning a £60 Go Ape voucher. We'll also take a look at why and how you should be encouraging your child to read for pleasure.

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