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Audition booking is now open for the National Youth Girls’, Boys’ and Training Choirs of Great Britain

25th September 2020

NYCGB is seeking talented singers (aged 9-18) from all backgrounds and musical styles, to audition for the National Youth Girls’, Boys’ & Training Choirs. If you have a passion and talent for singing with others that you want to take to the highest level, along with a readiness to...

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ONE HUNDRED STEPS: The Story of Captain Sir Tom Moore

23rd September 2020

Captain Sir Tom Moore captured the nations hearts over the past few months and has provided some much needed joy and inspiration to everyone. Raising a staggering £32 million for NHS Charities, by walking 100 laps of his garden, he now wants to inspire the younger generation with his new children’s...

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FUN LEARNING WITH MNEMONICS

23rd September 2020

Mnemonics are a great way to help children remember important facts, difficult spellings and anything else that they need to retain. We all know how difficult practising spellings was as a child, so mnemonics are a great way for parents to get involved with making homework fun! Mnemonics work by using...

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20 THINGS TO DO THIS AUTUMN

23rd September 2020

The leaves are changing, the air is cooler and the days are getting shorter, which only means one thing, Autumn is here. Primary Times takes a look at what to do outdoors and indoors this Autumn. 1. PUMPKIN PICKING  Head down to your local pick-your-own and choose out your favourite looking...

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BookTrust’s Time to Read campaign supports transition to primary school for 740,000 children in England and Northern Ireland

17th September 2020

BookTrust, the UK’s largest children’s reading charity launches its fifth annual Time to Read campaign which aims to get children and families reading together. From September through to January 2021, BookTrust will be sending out Time to Read packs to every reception child in England and...

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WOODLAND CREATURES TO VENTURE INTO UK HOMES, VIA THE NHS…

29th August 2020

Lying in bed with the COVID-19 virus, Leicester author Joe Nixon felt inspired by a news story on wild animals venturing into towns and cities during the pandemic lockdown. Now The Fearless Fox & Daring Deer will be venturing into homes nationally to raise funds for the NHS. All proceeds from The...

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Earth Protector Schools and the Impetus to Change

28th August 2020

Change has certainly been a strong overriding aspect of 2020. I’m sure none of us expected a global pandemic to scupper all the plans we’d carefully organised to be rolled out later in the year. What can we learn from the Covid virus? It has shown us how quickly Nature can rejuvenate if humanity...

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Edutainment Licensing Appointed as Distribution Partner for Hooray Hippo

27th August 2020

We are delighted to share the news that Edutainment Licensing has been appointed as the worldwide distribution partner for the animated series Hooray Hippo from Caters Media Group. Hooray Hippo combines 2D animation with real footage to teach children about different landscapes and the animals that...

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NEW DIGITAL PLATFORM FOR CHILD SAFETY CHAMPIONS

25th August 2020

A new DIGITAL learning platform featuring a family of cartoon characters has been launched to improve child road safety in a post Covid-19 world. The free-to-access service has been produced by Birmingham-based DriveSafe & StaySafe, creators of The Conies, successors to the likes of Tufty the...

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LEADING RESEARCH PSYCHOLOGIST DEVELOPS EASY-TO-USE PLAY PLANNER TO BOOST FAMILY WELLBEING

24th August 2020

COUCH TO 5PLAY! Dr. Amanda Gummer, leading child development expert, specialising in toys, parenting and play, launches Couch to 5Play, a simple and accessible initiative to inject that playful feeling into everyday activities, nurture children’s imaginations and boost the mental health of all...

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A Parent’s Guide to Swimming Pool Safety & Hygiene

24th August 2020

With the government allowing sporting and leisure facilities to open up across the UK, it's crucial to remember the importance of swimming pool hygiene and safety, especially during COVID-19. There is a useful guide called  “A Parent’s Guide to Swimming Pool Safety & Hygiene”...

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Get £15 off your first 4 HelloFresh recipe boxes

10th October 2019

Get £15 off your first 4 HelloFresh recipe boxes. Save more when you get extra servings! We know that getting the whole family around the table at once can be challenging at the best of times. Our family-friendly recipes have been created with busy parents in mind,...

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