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Hidden Hieroglyphics Puzzle Time!

Posted on 20/03/17 in Features for Teachers, Fun Stuff

Egyptian hieroglyphics don’t have an alphabet like ours. Hieroglyphics can be symbols, or pictures of animals, people or objects. Some are easy to fig …

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Robert Burns

Features for Teachers: Burns Night and Scots Language Week

Posted on 19/01/17 in Features for Teachers

On 25th January, people in Scotland and around the world will celebrate the birth of “Scotland’s Bard” Robert Burns. We’ve put together some fun facts …

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The Superpower Project by Paul Bristow

Features for Teachers: Writing Superpowered Stories

Posted on 03/06/16 in Features for Teachers

Looking for a way to encourage creative writing with your class? We asked The Superpower Project author Paul Bristow for his top writing tips and he g …

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Features for Teachers: Highland Games

Posted on 06/05/16 in Features for Teachers, Mike Nicholson

Organise your own Highland Games for your class or school this summer with the help of Thistle Games by Mike Nicholson and Jo Litchfield! The Highland …

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Features for Teachers: The First World War

Posted on 23/10/15 in Features for Teachers

If you’re a teacher with a World War I project coming up, we’ve got some ideas and resources that might help! There are so many different aspects of t …

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Features for Teachers: The Second World War

Posted on 23/10/15 in Features for Teachers

Looking for a new way to introduce the subject of World War Two and the Blitz to your class? The Blitz Next Door, by acclaimed author Cathy Forde, cou …

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