May Newsletter

Recently the CEO of a major UK publishing house said in a radio interview that his company published a broad selection of views and it wasn’t their role to espouse a particular view. The same can’t be said for Brilliant Publications, at least when it comes to education. We have Read more…

Sing your way through the pandemic …

… and brush up on your French at the same time! All the songs from J’aime Chanter are available to download for FREE from our website (see Sample audio files). We hope you enjoy singing your way through your isolation. https://brilliantpublications.co.uk/j-aime-chanter.html If you have a spare moment (unlikely we know) Read more…

Learning French with Berthe stories

How can you ensure that your pupils are as confident with their written understanding as they are with their verbal understanding of French? It is highly important that French children read regularly if they are to learn written French, not least because the way that French is spoken is very Read more…

Developing enthusiasm

What is the single most effective way of helping children develop appropriate self-confidence and enthusiasm? Many children – perhaps most children – have a natural affinity with the concept of drama.  The notion that they can become someone else, or exist in another reality, without having the responsibilities that come Read more…

Concerning the gifted child

What is the most effective way of working with particularly gifted children? When we think of the best ways of helping gifted children, two thoughts normally come to mind.  For there is the desire not only to help such children maximise their potential, but also to ensure they become well-rounded, Read more…

5 reasons why you should look at our new best seller catalogue!

1.      Our brilliant books are written by brilliant teachers. They know what will inspire, motivate and challenge pupils and keep them engaged in their learning. 2.      Our easy to use resources help teachers to plan and deliver stress-free lessons across the curriculum. They are designed to supplement existing schemes, giving 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…

Speaking and Listening Activities for the Early Years

When children learn to express themselves clearly and to listen to others, they benefit from improved social skills and greater self-confidence. Not only do children’s speaking and listening skills differ tremendously when they start preschool, but children also develop these skills at differing rates.  Fortunately, preschool provides an opportunity to Read more…

“Can you see the wind?”

Free worksheet series from Brilliant Publications On a windy day go outside with the children and watch streamers blowing. Ask the children whether they can see and feel the effects of the wind on their faces and clothes. Watch the trees and plants move in the wind.  This is just one Read more…