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APR
12
2012

Mandatory phonics test

You will be familiar with recent discussions in the news about the Government’s plans to introduce a mandatory phonics test for all six-year-olds. These plans were the subject of a ‘phone-in on BBC Radio 4’s consumer affairs programme “You and Yours”
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JUL
31
2009

Pushing the Envelope

30 July Have you seen the latest envelopes designed by celebrities in support of the National Literacy Trust?   In 2009 their aims are to ·         Inspire 30,000 children in disadvantaged areas across the UK to read ·         Provide more than 90,000 free books for children to
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JAN
06
2009

ReadingZone

5 January Happy New Year! I finished off last year by recommending audio books and now I have a great site for children’s books.  ReadingZone has advice for children (toddlers to young teenagers) and parents. There are book news, reviews and recommendations for each age group and
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