How do you create drama with a sentence?

What is the most effective way of helping your pupils create varied, grammatically correct, sentences that convey moods? Her heart pounded! To write a gripping story you need variety – variety of tone, vocabulary, and sentence structure. She gulped in fear as she continued her never ending trail. As a Read more…

What is the biggest worry many parents have about their children during the holidays?

My answer to that question is not going to come from a scientific survey, I must admit, but from my own personal observation. This leads me to believe that many parents are worrying that during the time when schools are not operating their sons and daughters are not active enough.  Read more…

Songs to improve children’s mental health

Looking after children’s mental health and well-being is more important than ever during the Covid 19 virus. This is a time of unprecedented change and uncertainty for children, whatever their circumstances – whether they are in lockdown at home or attending a near-empty school because their parents are key workers. Read more…

French songs to sing to tunes you already know

The songs from J’aime Beaucoup Chanter en Français are now available to download from our website for FREE. You can sing in French about transport, countries, school subjects and many other topics you may have thought couldn’t have songs written about them! The songs are easy to learn because you Read more…

Sing your way through isolation with J’aime Chanter

All the songs from J’aime Chanter are now available to download for FREE from our website (see Sample audio files). We hope you enjoy singing your way through your isolation. https://www.brilliantpublications.co.uk/book/jaime-chanter-207 If you have a spare moment (unlikely we know) we’d love to see how you use the songs. Perhaps Read more…

Physical Spanish Phonics has been published

You have been asking for a Spanish version of our popular Physical French Phonics for ages and we have been working tirelessly on it for you. Well, the good news is it has now arrived! Physical Spanish Phonics is a multisensory approach to teaching Spanish phonics. Interactive video and audio Read more…