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Autumn Offer! Exploring Nature With Children – A Complete Year Long Curriculum

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We have an Autumn offer for you on this brilliant nature resource. Use the code at the end of the post when ordering via the link provided. Hurry up though – it’s only valud until 29th November !   ‘Exploring Nature With Children’ by Lynn Seddon is a detailed and thoughtfully constructed curriculum. Lynn is a home educating parent who …

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Exploring Nature With Children – A Complete Year Long Curriculum

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‘Exploring Nature With Children’ by Lynn Seddon is a detailed and thoughtfully constructed curriculum. Lynn is a home educating parent who has an absolute love of nature and wanted other families to experience the outdoors in the inspiring way that she has done with her own children. The curriculum is incredibly easy to follow for parents. Each month is broken …

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Home Education Plan 2015/16 – For a 5/6 Year Old

In Art, Biology, Curriculums, Design Technology, English, French, Geography, History, Maths, Music, Nature Studies, Outdoor Learning, Physical Education, Science, Subjects by Prudence4 Comments

His interest in reading has increased dramatically over the last 6 months. He is keen to read at every given opportunity so our aim is to very actively encourage him to develop a life long love of reading. We aim to bring on his writing and comprehension skills by making these activities fun. He is mathematically very curious and enjoys …

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Home Education Plan 2015/16 – For My 10/11 Year Old

In Art, Biology, Curriculums, Design Technology, English, French, Geography, History, Maths, Music, Nature Studies, Outdoor Learning, Physical Education, Science, Subjects by Prudence1 Comment

This year we are pleased that our 10 year old has decided to drop the time tabled approach. He has requested that we continue with a structured style of learning but is more flexible about what topic/subject can happen when. We are planning on using many books this year to inspire learning which will appeal to his love of reading. …

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Review of the Schofield & Sims Resources for both KS1 & KS2

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The main resources we used came from Schofield & Sims. We had workbooks for both key stage 1 and key stage 2 children and used these for our core subjects of English, Maths ans Science. English Schofield & Sims English Practice KS2 Workbook which goes hand in hand with 7 topic workbooks which are: Grammar, Punctuation, Spelling, Vocabulary, Reading & …

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A Review of EdPlace – An Online Educational Resource (includes discount code)

In Curriculums, EdPlace, English, Maths, Resources, Reviews, Science by Prudence2 Comments

Edplace is dedicated to helping children learn and getting parents involved with their youngsters education. The company was founded in 2005 and has become a highly regarded educational website. It has been favourably featured in the national press including The Times and Telegraph. We were given the opportunity to review the resources available by the Edplace team over the last …

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Useful Links to Help With Your Nature Study Using ‘Exploring Nature With Children’

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If like us you will be using the wonderful new nature curriculum by Lynn Seddon this coming academic year then you might be after a good field guide to support your studies. Lynn has recommended the Collins British Wildlife book and I have also found a selection of other titles which might take your fancy. The Usborne Spotters guides would …

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Exploring Nature With Children – A Complete Year Long Curriculum

In Books, Curriculums, Nature Studies, Reviews, Subjects by Prudence16 Comments

‘Exploring Nature With Children’ by Lynn Seddon is a detailed and thoughtfully constructed curriculum. Lynn is a home educating parent who has an absolute love of nature and wanted other families to experience the outdoors in the inspiring way that she has done with her own children. The curriculum is incredibly easy to follow for parents. Each month is broken …

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Morning Maths

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My children spend roughly an hour each morning on mathematics. Each day is different and relies upon different resources. One of the resources they both enjoy using are the Schofield and Sims range of workbooks. My 5 year old has been working through the Key Stage 1 workbooks and really enjoys completing the tasks. My 10 year old has worked …