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Essential Maths: Homework Bk. 7C
Essential Maths: Homework Bk. 7C
by David Rayner
Edition: Paperback
Price: £3.90

5.0 out of 5 stars Good book, 11 Jun. 2014
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This book is used with the corresponding Rayner & White book and provides excellent practice for students. The tasks are ordered and numbered to correspond to the pages in the main text book, making it easy to use. The books are compact for students to lug around in their bags. The activities, although presented in black and white and without images, are often very interesting, The books are cheap enough that I can allow students to have one each on long term loan and possibly never see them again, but I can set them homework of 'Pg 50 in your homework book' for example, putting the onus on them to locate the book first.
A valuable resource


The Thief of Always
The Thief of Always
by Clive Barker
Edition: Paperback
Price: £9.99

0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars read with caution, 31 Mar. 2014
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This review is from: The Thief of Always (Paperback)
Be careful of the darkness of this story: children are being led from good lives into death and despair and the story relies on one boy to put right the extreme wickedness of adults. Of course he succeeds, although his heroics only succeed in returning his world to normal. Be careful about exposing vulnerable children to the potential nightmare scenario of them being expected to correct adult evils


Romeo And Juliet: The Royal Ballet (Gruzin) [DVD] [2009] [NTSC]
Romeo And Juliet: The Royal Ballet (Gruzin) [DVD] [2009] [NTSC]
Dvd ~ Kenneth Macmillan
Price: £11.69

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars What joy!, 31 Mar. 2014
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Just stunning. I could watch it over and over again. Introducing the ballet to GCSE students, it is possible for them to identify bits of the Shakespeare text acted and danced out - they had great fun spotting, 'I bite my thumb at you' for example and there are many others. The whole choreography sticks so closely to the Shakespeare that it is a real benefit for them to watch it. And of course, it is astonishingly beautiful. Possibly the most lovely rendition of the story that I have ever seen


GCSE Science: Classbook (GCSE textbooks)
GCSE Science: Classbook (GCSE textbooks)
by David Baylis
Edition: Paperback

5.0 out of 5 stars Good book, 31 Mar. 2014
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Old fashioned presentation and some bits of information are out of date BUT this book is brilliant on colour pictures, excellent graphics,also well spaced pages. Each double page spread is well laid out, the text is extremely well written and lots of good examples are given and nice 'test questions'. A double page spread, clearly headlined to identify subject matters, provides a very firm backbone to a Science lesson. An invaluable resource


The "Daily Mail" 30 Second Challenge: v. 2
The "Daily Mail" 30 Second Challenge: v. 2
by Norman D Lock
Edition: Paperback

5.0 out of 5 stars Good Book, 31 Mar. 2014
excellent little book for a bite size challenge for students. I've used it with students from 11 to 16 years, they all love it. The challenges are mercifully brief - the students can see how much further they have to go to complete and I've hardly every had a student give up. Also, they subtly introduce all the different terminologies for the same function - (multiply by 2, times 2, double etc). Brilliant activity for revising basic skills, for introducing new ones, for starting a maths lesson


Fred: The Movie [DVD]
Fred: The Movie [DVD]
Dvd ~ Lucas Cruikshank
Price: £5.75

1.0 out of 5 stars caution, 5 Mar. 2014
This review is from: Fred: The Movie [DVD] (DVD)
Reviews say that children love it but parents hate it - parents are smarter than kids and they are right. Some kids may just be amused by Fred's appalling behaviour but many will consider that if it is in a DVD and everyone says it's cool to act like this then they can do it too. I have worked with kids who act very similar to Fred - scream or fight or abuse until the adults back down. I was bemused by the behaviour - where did they learn to act like this? until one of them showed me his favourite movie - and there was Fred, acting just like them.
Do be cautious; are your kids laughing at what is truly amusing or are they excited by the possibility of breaking all the rules and letting off steam just when and how they want to? If they are excited by this idea, please make sure that they don't start acting it out in real life. Watch the videos yourself and if you see them acting like Fred, then tell them so and get them to stop


Essential Maths: Level 7C
Essential Maths: Level 7C
by David Rayner
Edition: Paperback

4.0 out of 5 stars A good book, 7 Nov. 2013
I was given a copy of this book by a pupil and I have found it a real treasure. I teach individuals and small groups through KS3 and 4 and find the range of examples covers the needs of regular students, those who have missed a lot of school and even those who might be preparing for a Foundation Tier GCSE paper. Lots of nicely coloured pages, lots of good explanations and with the homework books that accompany the series, an excellent resource


Earth Friendly Products Dishmate Fragrance Free Washing Up Liquid 750 ml (Pack of 2)
Earth Friendly Products Dishmate Fragrance Free Washing Up Liquid 750 ml (Pack of 2)
Offered by Best4Deals
Price: £10.99

3.0 out of 5 stars good for the environment not so sure about dishes, 7 Sept. 2013
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good for the environment, very green credentials which is important to me (and the rest of the world) but not so sure about the dishes. It doesn't lather up very well, I am needing to use a lot of it in every wash to get the dishes feeling clean and that makes it expensive and less green than it otherwise would have been. I'm afraid I shall be returning to concentrated fairy liquid or something like. Other Earth Friendly products are wonderful so I do my bit (and I cycle to work sometimes!)


Cedar Coat Hanger 10 Pack (with notches)
Cedar Coat Hanger 10 Pack (with notches)
Offered by Harbourplace Ltd T/A Cathcart Elliot
Price: £21.00

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars great things, 7 Sept. 2013
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Not often excited by clothes hangers but these are good. The smell is wonderful, they look expensive, they are sturdy and support the clothes well


Comfort Quest Camping Airbed - Single, Blue
Comfort Quest Camping Airbed - Single, Blue

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars It's only an airbed, 7 Sept. 2013
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It's only an airbed, I can't get too excited, but it stays up all night, it is as comfortable as any other airbed and the colours are ok - as in the pictures


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