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Minecraft in school
Learning through Minecraft
You may think it’s just another video game – albeit a particularly addictive one – but Minecraft could have educational benefits too…
Cambridge Museum of Technology
Museums reviewed by parents: Cambridge Museum of Technology
The Cambridge Museum of Technology is a fascinating, hands-on look at how things work for all ages, within easy distance of the historic centre of...
What is sound?
What is sound?
Understand what your child learns about sound and pitch in primary-school science and support their learning at home with hands-on activities and...
Water cycle illustration
What is the water cycle?
What is the water cycle and how will children learn about it in geography and science at primary-school? We explain the terminology parents need to...
Social media school policies
School social media policies explained
With cyber safety and online bullying becoming increasingly problematic, many schools are adopting social media policies. But what do these documents...
Family at the computer
Best children's books about coding
How confident do you feel about supporting your child's interest in coding at home? Whatever your child's (or your!) level of knowledge,...
Primary-school pupils
What is a faith school?
They’re some of the best-performing schools in the UK, but faith schools have many opponents. We take a look at the faith school system and how it...
Down House © English Heritage
Museums reviewed by parents: Down House
Down House, the family home of Victorian scientist Charles Darwin, offers a unique insight into one of the world's greatest thinkers. Visit to...
Churchill War Rooms
Museums reviewed by parents: Churchill War Rooms
Travel back in time to WWII and the days of the Blitz in the Cabinet War Rooms, where Churchill and his aides made the decisions that helped to win...
© The Shakespeare Globe Trust
Museums reviewed by parents: Globe Theatre
Experience the magic of the Shakespearean stage as a family at the Globe Theatre Exhibition and Tour in London. From stage fighting to period...

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