Conquer colons, vanquish verbs and dominate determiners with new Grammar and Punctuation

Two years in the making, Grammar and Punctuation has been written especially for the new programmes of study for English and supports a mastery approach to the teaching and learning of grammar and punctuation. The focus from the outset is on explicit teaching, rich practice, deep understanding and fluency in application. Teaching is aimed at the whole class and lessons build on prior learning, linking to other areas of the curriculum wherever possible. All pupils are encouraged to move at the same pace through the lessons and are given the same opportunity to fully understand the concept being taught. Like […]

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See List Of New Words Added To The English Dictionary In 2016

So far in this year 2016, the Oxford English dictionary have been updated 4 times (once for each quarter). According to daliymail.co.uk, a total of 1, 200 new words have been added to the numerous already existing. Some of the words added centres around internet activity, sexuality and a special tribute Roald Dahl. It will also interest you to know that the word of the year 2016 is xenophobia. Listing the 1,200 words will be a tedious job but here are ten words that caught my attention. The new words included in the dictionary are; YOLO: an acronym for You only […]

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Raising Your Children the Healthy Way

Involving your children in healthy nutrition is imperative to their future.  Paving the way from an early age is a stepping stone for their immunity and growth. Why is nutrition important? Eating a balanced diet is vital for good health and wellbeing. Food provides our bodies with the carbohydrates, protein, essential fats, vitamins and minerals for energy, to live, grow and function properly. Our body requires a wide variety of different foods to provide the right variety and amounts of nutrients for optimum health. Get them involved:Your children can help with making a meal plan for the house, making a […]

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