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Match Funding – Your Step by Step Guide The power of match funding will give schools the opportunity to double their classroom resources for half the cost! We at BookLife are dedicated to promoting a real love of reading within schools, whilst saving teachers valuable time and money. We aim to bring entertainment and enjoyment to the youngest of readers, whilst inspiring and nurturing a positive experience of literature across all ages. We know the struggles that many teachers face, and there often isn’t enough funding to fill a school library, so we want to make a difference. That's why,...

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This World Book Day we’re doing things with a twist. To help make teachers feel appreciated, we are giving away a free book with every order placed. Just add your order to the cart, head to the checkout and you will automatically be able to choose from 5 FREE titles. World Book Day is centred on children and teachers are, more often than not, left with more jobs to do as a result! At BookLife, we like to show our appreciation for all the work that teachers are doing.As an added extra, everybody who places an order and receives their free...

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Santa’s workshop was home to many elves. It was usually a peaceful place to work but, in the days leading up to Christmas, two of the elves had been creating a rumpus. Their names were Giving and Getting and they had been arguing about which was more important: giving presents or getting them? Giving said that delivering presents was more important than receiving them because it was a very kind thing to do and would earn you a place on the nice list. Getting, on the other hand, thought that receiving gifts was far more important because getting presents made...

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Anti-Bullying Week is an annual UK event that aims to raise awareness of bullying in schools and highlight the best ways of preventing it. Bullying can threaten students’ safety at school and can negatively impact on their ability to learn. The best way to address bullying is to stop it before it starts. There are several things staff can do to make schools safer and prevent bullying. Here are 10 ways to prevent bullying in your school. Build a safe environment Establish a school culture of acceptance, tolerance and respect. Use staff meetings, assemblies, classes, parent meetings, newsletters to families, the school...

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Frederick Douglass (1818–1895) “If there is no struggle, there is no progress.” Mae Jemison (1956–) “It’s your place in the world; it’s your life. Go on and do all you can with it, and make it the life you want to live.” Serena Williams (1981–) “You have to believe in yourself when no one else does.” Mohammed Ali (1942–2016)   “Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee.” Mary Seacole (1805–1881) “the grateful words and smile which rewarded me for binding up a wound or giving a cooling drink was a pleasure worth risking life for at any time.” Oprah Winfrey (1954–)...

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