Thursday, 17 August 2017
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  • Learning4Fun: The Russian Revolution

    For 300 years the Russian Romanov Tsars had been the most magnificent rulers in Europe, but in 1917 they were swept away by the Russian Revolution. . More..

  • Parents’ Opinion: All Work And No Play

    The sun’s out, but school’s in and that means despite the lighter, warmer evenings there’s still homework to be completed before playtime outside can begin…. More..

  • All about space

    To celebrate the launch of Spacebase, W5’s new multi-sensory activity zone for three to 11-year-olds, this issue we are discovering the history of space.... More..

  • Learning 4 Fun: Rare Breeds


  • Parents' Opinion: Testing Times

    Were you one of the hundreds of parents on the last Saturday in January waiting anxiously with your P7 child for the post to arrive? . More..

  • Understanding CEA & GL Transfer Tests

    The Transfer Test process can be daunting at times for all involved. To help minimise those stress levels, Martin Rimmer addresses the most common areas of confusion and offer some advice to keep the nerves from getting too frayed along the way.... More..

  • Ten Easy Steps To Help Your Child With Maths Homework

    Claire Flynn, programme manager of Maths Week Ireland at Waterford Institute of Technology, reveals her top ten tips for helping children understand maths... . More..

  • Learning4Fun: Our Innovators

    Ni4kids takes a closer look at three remarkable innovators who hailed from this small corner of the world but made a big global impact…. More..

  • When should I start preparing my child for Transfer Test 2017?

    As half term approaches many P6 parents who wish their child to sit the Transfer Test next year will be thinking about the run up to the test and what they should do to make sure their child has the best possible chance of success.. More..

  • Parents’ Opinion: Put To The Test

    There was a sea change in early September when Education Minister Peter Weir issued new guidance to primary schools giving them the freedom to choose if teachers wish to actively help pupils in P6 and P7 prepare to sit a grammar school transfer test.. More..

  • Learning4Fun: A History of Art

    From cave paintings 40,000 years ago to abstract-expressionist New York, acclaimed author and art historian Michael Bird transports young readers on a journey across continents to introduce the lives and works of history’s greatest artists… . More..

  • Learning4Fun - Investigate How Far You Can Tip Forward

    Every object has a centre of gravity. This is the exact point that our weight is evenly spread around. As you start to lean over, your centre of gravity is no longer over your feet. Your weight is not supported and you fall over!. More..

  • A Bug's Life

    Did you know that there are over 4,000 species of pollinating insect in the UK! This includes our bumblebees, butterflies, moths, flies and even some beetles. Suzanne Burgess, Conservation Officer with Buglife explores some common species you might find i. More..

  • Kitchen Table Maths

    The kitchen is at the heart of the family home and it’s also a treasure trove for learning maths. Here’s some inspiration to get you started from Ged McBreen, the maths teacher behind Komodo maths.. More..

  • Learning4Fun - Mother Nature

    Take a walk on the wild side with writer and educator on science Amy-Jane Beer to marvel at weird and wonderful facts about the amazing world we live in.. More..






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