Summer reading challenge

Summer Reading Challenge 2019

It’s that time of the year again when libraries across the country launch their summer reading challenge for the holidays.  The challenge runs every summer and has been going now for 20 years!  The idea is to keep kids reading over the summer while they are off school as this is often when they slip back a bit due to not reading at school on a daily basis.

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The Epic Summer Holiday Events Listing For Oxfordshire 2019

Here it is – the epic Summer holiday listing for events and activities across Oxfordshire and beyond!  This is the biggest listing I do each year but it’s so worth it!  Events that are continuous throughout the summer are listed at the bottom of the page under ‘Ongoing Events’.  I’ll be adding to this list constantly as I find more and more events throughout the holidays, so do make sure to keep checking back for updates!

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Swimfin in water

Swimfin Review

With the summer break approaching lots of families are soon heading off on holiday.  If you have young children then buoyancy aids for the pool are essential.  We’ve been lucky enough to be sent a Swimfin to try out.  As a swimming teacher I’ve used lots of different aids, so how did the swimfin measure up?

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