DO YOU KNOW YOUR DINKY DEXTERS FROM YOUR WOOLLY JACOBS?
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..
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..
Claire Flynn, programme manager of Maths Week Ireland at Waterford Institute of Technology, reveals her top ten tips for helping children understand maths...
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..
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..
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..
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..
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..
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..
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..
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..
For this issue Sean Greer, an educator at W5, reveals the secret science facts behind his favourite sport – Sumo Wrestling! More..
Alan Fitzsimmons, Astronomer at Queen’s University Belfast Astrophysics Research Centre, explains what the Principia mission hopes to achieve, what it’s like to live in a space station, and what awesome astronomical activities Tim will be getting up to... More..
This issue: Admission deadlines, exciting competitions and anti-bullying legislation... More..
Dr Sharon Jones' ideas for giving screens a rest and getting involved in the learning challenge, keeping minds and bodies healthy, and enriching and improving our children’s lives. More..
Education Minister John O’Dowd explains why parents and carers have such a vital role to play in helping their child do well at school... More..