Tag Archives: children

Bringing energy into performance

According to research carried out by Leeds Beckett University, children who take part in lessons, which include physical activity, show an increase    ... more

Adventures in Moominland

When Finnish artist, Tove Jansson, first published The Moomins and the Great Flood in 1945, she began what seemed to be    ... more

A century of childhood

The “Century of the Child” movement was coined by Swedish visionary Ellen Key, who in 1900 stated the 20th century should    ... more

An outside idea

It's the season of summer and there may be an abundance of fruit and vegetables which may be mouth watering right    ... more

Learning the art of stillness

Meditation classes have been introduced into student timetables in Berkshire, the mindfulness in school’s campaign aims to increase the wellbeing of    ... more

Nature’s necessities

Disney has recently released the first glimpse of the upcoming movie, ‘The Jungle Book’. Over 12 million people have watched the    ... more

The provision of freedom

Three hundread and fifty-seven children were released by armed groups in the Central African Republic in a deal brokered by the    ... more

If you think this is for kids – think again!

Movie review by Luca Giannini aged 7 years old My mummy has always told me and my sister how brilliant Paddington    ... more

Creative and secure platform

An innovative new partnership has been announced to keep children safe from online securities. Manchester based, Social Enterprise Engage Media Solutions    ... more

Santa’s delivery service

Christmas poem by Yasmin Giannini aged 9 years old   Up, up and away they go, On, on through the midnight    ... more

School sticker competition

By Poppy Chesterman aged 10 years old I was pleased when I had the chance to enter my school’s stickers competition!    ... more

The Penguins of Madagascar

Film review by Poppy Chesterman aged 10 years old On Saturday, I went with my dad to the Barbican Children’s Film    ... more

Being a film extra

By Libby Salmon, aged 10 years old Last Saturday, I was lucky enough to be an extra in a film called    ... more

Working together

By Poppy Chesterman, aged 10 years old. I enjoy working with my friends and others because then you can share that    ... more

My favourite animals

By Anna Salmon, aged 7 years old I really love animals and enjoy reading about them, watching programmes about them and    ... more

Sailing delights!

By Libby Salmon, aged 10 years old. Have you ever been sailing? About a year ago I did a sailing course    ... more

Cycling in Cambridge

By Poppy Chesterman, aged 10 years old. Cambridge is a wonderful place to cycle in. It has beautiful buildings and stunning    ... more

The Wishing Chair

Book review: Enid Blyton’s The Wishing Chair, by Anna Salmon, aged 7 years old. The Wishing Chair by Enid Blyton is    ... more

The Wood Craft Folk

By Poppy Chesterman aged 10 years old I go to a youth club called The Wood Craft Folk every Friday evening    ... more

Why making music together is best

By Libby Salmon, aged 10 years old Each school holiday I am lucky enough to take part in Holiday Orchestra, which    ... more

The Silver Spoon of Solomon Snow

Book review by Anna Salmon aged 8 years old The Silver Spoon of Solomon Snow by Kaye Umansky is all about a boy    ... more

Comical character fun

By Anna Salmon aged 8 years old I’ve been reading a book recently called the Beano Annual. It’s a comic book    ... more

A day out at the cinema

Movie review by Anna Salmon, aged 7 years old Yesterday we went to the cinema to watch the film The Lego    ... more

My adventures at Kentwell Hall

By Libby Salmon, aged 10 years old Last weekend we decided to take some friends to visit Kentwell Hall in Suffolk.    ... more

Top universities to balance equality

A governmental report has called for top universities, many as part of the Russell Group, to save at least 3700 of    ... more

The special festival of a legendary tale

By Shivani Handa, aged 12 years old During the early 13th century, in the depths of Nottinghamshire, an outlaw and his    ... more

Peace a child’s dream

Video review by Nikiya Cooper, aged 10 years old This week I was asked if I would like to do a review    ... more

Celebrity’s legacy of awareness

A wife, a mother, a sister and a daughter; Peaches Honeyblossom Geldof-Cohen was many things to numerous different people. Described by    ... more

Weight reduction sleep

Research shows toddlers who sleep for longer have a reduced likelihood of gaining weight. Sleeping for 12-13 hours has been identified    ... more

TV time out

A study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association has identified a child’s weight is influenced by whether there    ... more

The Scrumdidilyuptious 50th anniversary of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

It’s 50 years since the incredible Roald Dahl first put pen to paper and created the most famous children’s book ever    ... more

Keep calm and count to ten

By Nikiyi Cooper, aged 8 years old A lot of people may get worked up; there are ways of helping managing    ... more

Making a social connection

Oxytocin is a hormone frequently referred to as the love hormone. The pituitary gland releases oxytocin at times of child birth    ... more

Life’s balancing act

By Nikiya Cooper aged 9 years What might you pick up, a game console or a book? I personally may pick    ... more

Sugar and spice and all things nice

What are little boys made of? Snips and snails, and puppy dogs tails. What are little girls made of? Sugar and    ... more

Dream jobs

By Nikiya Cooper, aged 9 years I have always wanted to be a writer. The reason I have called this article    ... more

Being yourself

By Nikiya Cooper, aged 9 years I think being yourself is a big thing and you have to be very brave    ... more

Improving children’s school grades

“If moderate to vigorous physical activity does influence academic attainment this has implications for public health and education policy by providing    ... more

What is it like to be a teacher?

By Nikiya Cooper, aged 9 years I like being able to learn and I like my teachers, so I thought it    ... more

What is a friend?

Written by Nikiya Cooper, Aged 9 years What is friendship to you? These are the values that I think make a    ... more

Monsters University: A review of the biggest kids film this summer

By Yasmin Giannini – aged 8 BOO! Got your attention – but that’s the last you’ll hear of the cute little    ... more

We need more schools please, Mr. Prime Minister!

By Yasmin Giannini,  (age 8 ) I’m eight years old and I love going to my school in London.  But I’ve    ... more

Movie Review: The Croods

By Louisa Falconer, Age 12 With voices from Nicholas Cage, Emma Stone, Ryan Reynolds and directed by Kirk de Micco and    ... more

Disney’s Club Penguin

By Louisa Falconer, Aged 12 Club Penguin is a great, safe, child friendly website where you can waddle around and meet    ... more

Community spirit remains strong and reflective a year later in the wake of the Derby house fire

The events of 11th May 2012 devastated the nation, as a house fire tragically took the lives of six children in    ... more

A novel way to overcome people who challenge others

In an attempt to confront the act of challenging and domineering, a London youth group turns to the honourable arts of    ... more

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Playing with friends

Playing with friends is important. Friends help you a lot with challenges and friends help you feel better. I go out    ... more

Santa claus reading a letter

Reindeer on the roof!

To: Mr. Santa Claus North Pole H0H 0H0 Dear Santa, I know you are really busy however I hope you have    ... more

Rudolph potato from Annabel's Essential Guide to Feeding Your Baby and Toddler

Rudolph baked potato!

Rudolph baked potato (makes 4 baked potatoes) Here’s a great recipe for turning a baked potato into a delicious mouth-watering treat    ... more

UK - London - Natural History Museum

My visit to the Natural History Museum

I feel quite amazed at how huge the Natural History Museum is. It’s so busy and very noisy inside with all    ... more