Board rules – why board games are good news

Board rules – why board games are good news

Gaming may be in, but old-school board games are having a renaissance too. Absolutely Education picks some new arrivals and old favourites

Cressida Cowell on the magical powers of reading for pleasure

Cressida Cowell on the magical powers of reading for pleasure

As Waterstones Children's Laureate, Cressida Cowell champions the value of reading for the pure joy of it. She talks to Absolutely Education about her own magical childhood and the life-changing power of words on page

Growing strength – Grow2Know and the Grenfell Tower community

Growing strength – Grow2Know and the Grenfell Tower community

Grow2Know emerged from a community gardening project after the Grenfell Tower fire. Its mission is to create a green legacy for the North Kensington community and for young people everywhere

Making of Me: Pamela Butchart on eventful schooldays in Dundee

Making of Me: Pamela Butchart on eventful schooldays in Dundee

The award-winning children's author and school philosophy teacher Pamela Butchart talks about her schooldays in Dundee, complete with haunted toilets, secret meetings and a vivid imagination that caused trouble

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BookTrust’s top spring books for children

BookTrust is dedicated to getting children reading because they know that children who read are happier, healthier, and more creative. Here are their top books for children for spring 2020

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Nine of the best children’s books

It’s been another exciting year for children's and teen books, from established authors and rising stars alike. Lovereading4kids Reviews Editor Andrea Reece chooses 10 of the best children's books to excite readers of…

best schools for horse lovers

The best schools for horse lovers

Equestrian facilities at some of the UK's independent schools are top class; here are the best schools for horse lovers

Author Sophie Anderson on rewilding children

Author Sophie Anderson on ‘rewilding children’

Sophie Anderson, the author of The Girl Who Speaks Bear on the importance of outdoor adventures for children