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What's an Oz?

What's an Oz?

The Great British Bake-off and all things bake-off on the tele have inspired my grandchildren to make plateloads of psychodelic creations making Mr Kipling’s cupcakes and fondant fancies seem pale…

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Dividing lines

 How on earth do you explain the concept of division to a child who just seems to resist entirely the concept of logic? Daughter two, who has requested to be…

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Educating Essex

Educating Essex

I was watching a reality TV show called Educating Essex last week, when a bottle-blonde girl with thick panda-style make-up asked out loud in her maths class: “What is…

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Related tags: Maths

Time for maths

Time for maths

I am so glad that at the moment I am able to be at the school gates when my five year old comes out of school. I just love that…

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Related tags: Maths | School

Me time

"I need some me time," daughter one said with feeling the other night. Her sister was bewailing the fact that she was refusing to play "Friday Download", the latest craze…

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