Articles by

Sharlene Matharu

Sharlene is a UK-based teacher and writer with over 12 years’ experience in teaching and tutoring. After graduating from the University of Southampton with a degree in English and French, she went on to work in PR before moving into education. With experience in the UK, France and Spain, she has worked with students of every age and level. She has also led professional development programmes for educators, written a GCSE home-schooling course, and self-published a successful teaching resource book: Talking Images: Idioms. Currently, Sharlene creates and presents online video resources and graded readers for learners across the world as well as writing biographies. As a mum of one, she enjoys exploring the world at toddler-pace with her daughter, making an artful mess in the kitchen and learning new languages.

Easter Activities for the Holidays: Keep the Kids Entertained Without Shelling Out

Looking for Easter activities to keep the kids entertained over the holidays? We’ve got it cracked with a selection of simple things to do in any weather!

What Are Academies? Useful Information About This Type of School

If you’re looking at potential schools, you might find yourself asking ‘What are Academies?’ Here’s our must-read guide to academies and how they work.

Gifted & Talented Schools and How to Support a Gifted Child

My child’s stuck at the top of the class! Take a look at the options for gifted students, from gifted and talented schools to support at home.

Bullying in Social Media: How To Support My Child

Are you worried about social media bullying affecting your child? Learn how to support your child and what you can do on the most popular platforms today