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Wear A Hat Day is Back!

12th January 2022

Every year, hundreds of schools, colleges and universities across the UK get involved in creative fundraising events for Wear A Hat Day. We’re asking you to join us by getting your pupils, teachers and parents involved in raising vital funds to help find a cure for brain tumours. This...

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Oscar winner, Reese Witherspoon to read CBeebies Bedtime Story

21st January 2022

Hollywood actress Reese Witherspoon is to become the first ‘Best Actress’ Oscar winner to take to the CBeebies Bedtime Stories seat, as she reads Extraordinary written by Penny Harrison. The book, illustrated by Katie Wilson, shows how you can discover beautiful and wonderful things,...

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Twinkl have come together with Charlie Mackesy to help encourage important conversations amongst young children in the classroom and at home

20th January 2022

Global educational publisher Twinkl and much-loved British artist, illustrator and author, Charlie Mackesy are launching educational resources featuring illustrations and quotes from Charlie’s bestselling book The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse. These new materials have been developed to...

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Time to rhyme with Roger Stevens

20th January 2022

Roger Stevens, author of the children’s poetry book Razzmatazz, helps us to understand and teach rhyme while also making it fun! Roger Stevens: Writing poems that rhyme is difficult enough when you are a poet. Teaching children to use rhyme can be daunting. So here are a couple of easy ways...

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An interview with Stephanie McKeon a.k.a Anna from Frozen The Musical

17th January 2022

Primary Times chats with Stephanie McKeon who is currently playing Princess Anna in Disney’s Frozen West End Musical. Stephanie talks to us about what she wanted to be when she was growing up, how she overcomes nerves on the stage, and what her top tips are for children who wants to get into performing...

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Let’s go ride a bike - tips for teaching your children

13th January 2022

Fraught parents trying to teach their children to ride Christmas present bikes are being given top tips on how to get started. The experts at Bobbin Bikes have put together advice for parents struggling to teach their children how to ride a bike. Patience is key when it comes to cycling lessons but...

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Paid Parental Leave: Maternity and Paternity Rights within the United Kingdom and Sweden

5th January 2022

Navigating the world of parental leave can be overwhelming. As a new parent, you may be confused about the different schemes on offer within the United Kingdom. Whether you’re researching maternity, paternity, or shared parental leave, each is dependent on a number of individual factors. You may...

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TEST YOUR ROMAN KNOWLEDGE!

4th January 2022

Anna Ciddor, author of The Boy Who Stepped Through Time, talks with Primary Times about how she researched Ancient Romans for her time-travelling book. How much do you know about Roman Times? Try Anna’s TRUE OR FALSE challenge! Anna: When I sat down to write a book about a boy who would travel...

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