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  • CSTD 14 years +
    Collins Dictionaries
    14 years +
    • £5.99
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    Especially written for students aged 14 and over and for use in both class and at home, this curriculum-based student dictionary from the experts at Collins is a must-have for every child's rucksack.

    Including curriculum and technical terms, and additional features such as etymologies, word histories, grammar and more, the dictionary has been produced with the help of teachers across the key stage 4 and 5 levels to ensure that it meets the need of every child preparing for and working through their GCSE studies.

    Including a Survival Guide to English with advice on writing and exam techniques, the Collins Student Dictionary is clearly written and sure to give your child a boost going into exams.

    Please be advised this dictionary includes all kinds of words, including some that could be considered offensive.
  • SPGD 11 years +
    11 years +
    (1)
    • £3.99
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    The Oxford School Spelling, Punctuation, and Grammar Dictionary is an invaluable guide to getting your spelling, punctuation and grammar right.

    Clear and easy to navigate, the dictionary is divided into two sections. The first part is a reference section of simple rules, tips and examples that will help students spell, punctuate and write correctly, while the second part provides an alphabetical word list of commonly misspelled and tricky words, with inflections but no meanings.

    This dictionary workbook is certain to be a valuable resource for any student preparing for and taking exams.
  • OXAT 11 years +
    Patrick Wiegand
    11 years +
    • £3.99
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    As children enter secondary school, geography lessons will start to become more and more important - and they're bound to need an atlas to help them get their heads around the vast array of countries throughout the world.

    The Oxford School Atlas includes essential information on all the countries and has a bright, appealing layout that is instantly accessible. Key curriculum themes like earthquakes, volcanoes, climate, economic activity and country growth and development are also covered, while there is comprehensive coverage of the British Isles.
    There are also case studies of Italy, Kenya, Brazil, Japan, China, California, the Indian Ocean tsunami, Hurricane Katrina and Antarctica.
  • TNMB 9 years +
    Anna Weltman
    9 years +
    • £3.99
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    An awesome activity book that cleverly combines maths and art, This Is Not a Maths Book is packed full of simple activity lessons for engaging maths-shy children aged 9 and above.

    With each page featuring a fun drawing activity (with a mathematical basis) alongside incredible maths facts and more, they will soon be making beautiful designs - including Celtic knots and fractal and anamorphic art - to share with friends and family whilst learning (shh, don't tell them!) about the wonders of geometry.

    An innovative book that is as entertaining as it is educational!
  • AJVKR 14 years +
    Collins Dictionaries
    14 years +
    • £7.99
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    Collins Easy Learning French Dictionary is an up-to-date, easy-reference dictionary with key GCSE curriculum words highlighted and a practical and fun supplement covering key vocabulary areas. It is the ideal dictionary for learners of French of all ages, but especially for those aiming for GCSE exam success. The bestselling Collins Easy Learning French Dictionary is designed for all learners of French, whether you are learning for your GCSE exams at school, in an evening class, for business or to go on holiday. The entries cover everyday French and English (including all essential set expressions) and key curriculum words are highlighted to help with exam preparation. It is also fully endorsed by the exam board, Edexcel. Clear and concise language notes provide information on common grammatical errors and confusable words, while handy culture notes explain cultural differences. French verbs are cross-referred to comprehensive verb tables, helping you find all the French verb forms you need. Combined with a text which is colour-coded and very easy to navigate, the Collins Easy Learning French Dictionary gives a solid foundation for French language learning. * Get it right: thousands of examples of real French show you exactly how translations are used. * Get there fast: clear colour layout takes you quickly to the words you want, with key GCSE vocabulary flagged for rapid identification. * Have confidence: a fun, practical supplement focuses on key exam vocabulary and helps you to use written and spoken French correctly. Log onto www.collins.co.uk/languagesupport to access a wealth of free downloadable resources to help you practise and consolidate your language skills. Other titles available in the Collins Easy Learning French range are:Collins Easy Learning French Grammar, Collins Easy Learning French Verbs, Collins Easy Learning French Words and Collins Easy Learning French Conversation.
  • ALTEU 14 years +
    Stanley Sadie
    14 years +
    • £19.89
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    The Classical Music Encylopedia, now fully updated, traces the development of Western music from medieval times through to the twenty-first century. Each chapter begins with an Introduction to the era, followed by an A to Z of the key composers and musicians of the era, with an expert's recommended recording for each entry. Within these, the musical greats - from Mozart to Stravinksy - have more extensive entries. The Styles and Forms sections discuss the many different styles of music, from the earliest notation to the minimalism of the twentieth century, while the development of each era's Instruments is also extensively investigated. Written by many of the world's leading experts in the field, this invaluable encyclopedia is comprehensive, easy-to-use and highly informative - an essential guide for readers of all levels.
  • AIYFI 10 years +
    Collins Dictionaries
    10 years +
    • £11.99
    The perfect language companion for all students aged 11+. With a clear design throughout, it is easy to use and full of useful features to help build language confidence at school and help with homework and revision. This new edition has been developed with teachers to be the perfect tool for school work and homework. The clear layout makes finding entries exceptionally easy, and full definitions are given in simple language, often in complete sentences. With over 20,000 entries, many new or updated words, it includes the school national curriculum vocabulary up to Key Stage 3 and GCSE level, as well as general vocabulary for students aged 11+. A special section on spelling follows the main dictionary. It outlines key spelling rules and lists words that are commonly confused or misspelled, so it helps students to identify and master the trickiest spelling problems. This user-friendly dictionary is an invaluable reference support for all school students. Collins have been pioneers in dictionary publishing since 1819. We are proud to offer an extensive range of dictionaries in multiple formats and languages for all leisure, travel and educational needs.
  • Oxford Student's Science Dictionary - Paperback - 9780192733580
    AGOCD 14 years +
    14 years +
    • £9.09
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    The Oxford Student's Science Dictionary supports the curriculum and gives comprehensive coverage of the key scientific terminology that students in secondary school need for GCSE and beyond. The dictionary contains over 1000 scientific words and phrases in alphabetical order, with related words listed under each headword. There are feature panels on key topics such as electricity, classification, metals, and the periodic table, all fully supported by 2-colour diagrams and illustrations. Clear, accessible definitions and cross referencing give full clarity to complex scientific entries. It is the ideal companion to the Oxford Student's Mathematics Dictionary. Free downloadable learning resources, activities, puzzles, and much more are available for additional online support at www.oxforddictionaries.com/schools
  • Oxford Students Mathematics Dictionary - Paperback - 9780192733573
    AGOBX 14 years +
    14 years +
    • £9.09
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    The Oxford Student's Mathematics Dictionary supports the curriculum and gives comprehensive coverage of the key maths terminology that students in secondary school need for GCSE and beyond. The dictionary contains over 1000 mathematical concepts in alphabetical order, with related words listed under each headword. There are feature panels on key topics such as fractions, geometry, logic, probability, units of measurement, and trigonometry, all fully supported by 2-colour diagrams and illustrations. Clear, accessible definitions and cross referencing give full clarity to complex mathematical entries. It is the ideal companion to the Oxford Student's Science Dictionary. Free downloadable learning resources, activities, puzzles, and much more are available for additional online support at www.oxforddictionaries.com/schools
  • Oxford Student's Dictionary - Hardback - 9780192742384 - Oxford Dictionaries
    AUURY 14 years +
    Oxford Dictionaries
    14 years +
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    This new edition of the Oxford Student's Dictionary is fully revised, with new curriculum vocabulary and up-to-date meanings. This is a comprehensive dictionary for students aged 14+ who need clear and straightforward definitions for vocabulary that they encounter at school and when preparing for exams. It includes subject specific language as well as everyday words and phrases. The new supplement gives spelling, punctuation and grammar tips for exam success, how to interpret exam command words and tips on what you can do to make a difference when checking through the exam paper.
  • AKBOB 11 years +
    Corinne Stockley
    11 years +
    (3)
    • £14.39
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    This is a new edition of this popular title, which provides a fantastic reference point for students studying for their SATs and GCSEs. It is split into three sections, each covering the key aspects of the curriculum for Physics, Biology and Chemistry, and including important charts, tables and lists. It is brightly and clearly illustrated. It is internet-linked to further online educational resources through the Usborne Quicklinks website.
  • AEGQX 11 years +
    Patrick Wiegand
    11 years +
    • £12.69
    • RRP £15.99
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    This new edition of the Oxford Student Atlas includes stunning satellite images, country data, and easy-to-read colourful mapping, presented in an accessible visual layout based on research into how students use maps. The atlas covers key exam specification themes and issues such as earthquakes and volcanoes, climate and climate change, economic activity, development, and globalisation. It includes comprehensive coverage of the British Isles, Europe, and the world. It is the ideal atlas for students to use on exam courses. The Oxford Student Atlas is accompanied by an e-Atlas CD-ROM providing an interactive version of the atlas suitable for both individual study and whole-class display.
  • Oxford Student's Dictionary - Paperback - 9780192742391 - Oxford Dictionaries
    AUURW 14 years +
    Oxford Dictionaries
    14 years +
    • £6.99
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    This new edition of the Oxford Student's Dictionary is fully revised, with new curriculum vocabulary and up-to-date meanings. This is a comprehensive dictionary for students aged 14+ who need clear and straightforward definitions for vocabulary that they encounter at school and when preparing for exams. It includes subject specific language as well as everyday words and phrases. The new supplement gives spelling, punctuation and grammar tips for exam success, how to interpret exam command words and tips on what you can do to make a difference when checking through the exam paper.
  • Oxford Student's Thesaurus - Paperback - 9780192749390 - Oxford Dictionaries
    AUURX 14 years +
    Oxford Dictionaries
    14 years +
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    With new synonyms and real-life examples, the Oxford Student's Thesaurus is the ideal companion to the new edition of the Oxford Student's Dictionary. With panels on overused words and extra topic vocabulary, it is packed with writing support for exam-taking students. Includes a new supplement to give students confidence with language when writing longer essay questions as well as how to make answers succinct and clear. Also includes tips on what you can do to make a difference when checking through the exam paper.
  • AEGQW 11 years +
    Patrick Wiegand
    11 years +
    • £11.19
    • RRP £13.99
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    This new edition of the Oxford School Atlas includes country data and easy-to-read colourful mapping, presented in an accessible visual layout based on research into how students use maps. The atlas covers key curriculum themes such as earthquakes and volcanoes, climate, economic activity, and development. It includes comprehensive coverage of the British Isles, and case studies of Italy, Kenya, Brazil, Japan, China, California, the Indian Ocean tsunami, Hurricane Katrina, and Antarctica. The Oxford School Atlas is accompanied by an e-Atlas CD-ROM providing an interactive version of the atlas suitable for both individual study and whole-class display.
  • ARGND 14 years +
    Collins Dictionaries
    14 years +
    • £10.39
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    The all-in-one guide to using English, including all the words, phrases and definitions you need and a unique full grammar of English to answer all those tricky questions. Language notes help you choose the right word and the easy-to-use layout allows you to find what you're looking for quickly. Specially tailored to meet your needs at home, school, and in the office, the Collins English Dictionary and Grammar has comprehensive definitions and word tips to provide help with English usage. With this dictionary you can find all the words and definitions you need, as it boasts a comprehensive coverage of the language we use every day. It also contains the latest words to enter the language. The clear layout ensures you can find the words you need quickly. With an invaluable Grammar of English written by the Editor of Fowler's Dictionary of Modern English Usage you will find all the answers to those lingering doubts on the English language. 200,000 words, meanings, and phrases
  • AEKWW 11 years +
    Tori Large & Adam Constantine
    11 years +
    • £7.99
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    This is a new edition of this popular title, which provides a fantastic reference point for students studying for their SATs and GCSEs. It is split into 4 main sections covering all aspects of the national curriculum, from algebra to APRs, volume to vectors and trigonometry to transformation. It is brightly and clearly illustrated. It includes a glossary of mathematical terms and symbols. It comes with internet-links to help learners find out more about maths.
  • ABQJW 10 years +
    10 years +
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    Collins Gem English-Hindi/Hindi-English Dictionary gives up-to-date coverage of Hindi and English in a compact, portable format. This dictionary is designed for all levels of user working with Hindi and English, whether at home, at school, or at work. It is the ideal dictionary for anyone who needs translation help in a handy, portable format. o Collins Gem English-Hindi/Hindi English Dictionary contains all the everyday words and phrases used in today's Hindi and English that you will need to know. o An easy-to-use and reliable dictionary. o A two-way dictionary: Hindi-English and English-Hindi. o Over 30,000 references and translations
  • AMQYX 11 years +
    11 years +
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    The perfect reference for all students aged 11-14. A combined dictionary and thesaurus, in the best-selling Gem format, with a new flexi binding, it has been developed with teachers to be the perfect tool for both school work and homework. An invaluable two-in-one reference book in a handy, portable and durable format. Clear, straightforward definitions reflect today's language, while the matching thesaurus entries provide a generous choice of synonyms and antonyms. The "Get It Right" supplement addresses the main points in the 3 key curriculum areas of Grammar, Punctuation and Spelling. You can always rely on Collins to provide you with today's English as all our definitions, examples, idioms and usage notes are based on the Collins Corpus - our unrivalled and constantly updated 4.5 billion-word database.
  • AMYEZ 11 years +
    11 years +
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    Britain's best-selling secondary school atlas, now in its 98th Edition, Philip's Modern School Atlas is an essential reference work for secondary education (14-18 year olds), suitable for Key Stage 4, GCSE, A-Level and international schools. The contents are divided into sections for ease of use, with each page colour-coded for rapid reference. A 12-page Remote Sensing section covers such topics as satellite imagery and GIS (with an explanation of false-colour usage), incorporating a selection of images used in studies of exploration, land reclamation, erosion, geology, pollution and urban regeneration, with explanatory text. The next section covers the United Kingdom and Ireland in 31 pages. With physically coloured maps, this is the most accurate mapping of the UK and Ireland available at the chosen scales - accompanying the physical maps are thematic maps on numerous key social and economic themes. The middle section is made up of 74 pages of World topographical maps, incorporating continental thematic maps on topics such as climate, population and economics, followed by 30 pages of World thematic maps. Completing the atlas is a section of World social and economic statistics, accompanied by the index to the topographical maps in the atlas, showing letter-figure grid references as well as latitude and longitude co-ordinates. Available in both hardback and paperback formats, Philip's Modern School Atlas 98th Edition is an unbeatable combination of highly detailed physical mapping backed up by numerous tables and thematic maps.
  • ANHVH 11 years +
    11 years +
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    Ideal for secondary school students looking for a dictionary that is clear, easy to use and in a handy format. Especially designed for KS3 school students, and is ideal in the classroom, at home and during exams. * It contains all the words and phrases students will need, with key curriculum words highlighted, all essential phrases covered, and thousands of examples to show how Spanish is really used. * The clear colour layout and alphabet tabs down the side of each page lead the students to the information they need quickly and without fuss. All main translations are underlined to help users go straight to the answer they are looking for. * The dictionary includes language tips and culture notes throughout the text. * Soy, eres, es...Spanish verbs made easy! Each verb on the Spanish side of the dictionary is cross-referred to a comprehensive verb guide, with full conjugations and example phrases showing the verb used in context. Also available in French and German.
  • AEBUL 10 years +
    10 years +
    • £7.59
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    Collins Pocket Vietnamese Dictionary offers learners extensive and up-to-date coverage of Vietnamese and English in a portable format, with a handy supplement of essential grammar points for each language. This Vietnamese dictionary is designed for all levels of language learner, whether at home, at school, or at work. It is the ideal text for anyone who needs a wealth of reliable information in a portable format. * Collins Pocket Vietnamese Dictionary contains all the everyday words and phrases used in today's Vietnamese and English that you will need to know. * An easy-to-use and reliable dictionary. * A two-way dictionary: Vietnamese-English and English-Vietnamese. * A grammar supplement covers the essential grammar points for both languages. * The clear user-friendly layout ensures that you can quickly find the information you need.
  • AMIWB 14 years +
    Collins Maps
    14 years +
    • £13.89
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    Completely new and extended edition of the best-selling Collins Student Atlas. Created specifically for Key Stage 4 students, and a vital tool for all students. Collins Student Atlas (Fifth edition), has been specifically designed for students aged 14-16 years, however its well-researched uncluttered design makes it suitable for all students. This fifth edition has been extensively revised, updated and extended. It features up-to-date reference and thematic mapping, mapping skills, country-by-country statistics and a fully comprehensive index to all names appearing on reference maps. Thematic maps and accompanying graphs and tables adhere strictly to the National Curriculum guidelines and cover topics such as Tourism, Telecommunications, Environmental and socio-economic topics. All maps have been fully updated using the latest statistical information available. The inclusion of a selective list of web addresses on each thematic page ensures students are motivated to explore more deeply into a topic. High quality satellite imagery, which has been selectively used within special topic or study areas, supports data on the maps and is used to illustrate key environmental issues. Extensive lists of statistics for demographic and socio-economic facts provide up-to-date data for students wishing to create their own graphs to support individual geography, tourism, mathematics, economics or IT projects. New features * Development indicators * Pollution hotspots in the Mediterranean Sea * Urban pollution in Italy * World Agriculture * World Urbanization * World Climate Change * Low and Middle Economic Developing Countries * Ecological footprint
  • AMITM 14 years +
    Collins Maps
    14 years +
    • £10.89
    • RRP £10.99
    • Save £0.10
    Completely new and extended edition of the best-selling Collins Student Atlas. Created specifically for Key Stage 4 students, and a vital tool for all students. Collins Student Atlas (Fifth edition), has been specifically designed for students aged 14-16 years, however its well-researched uncluttered design makes it suitable for all students. This fifth edition has been extensively revised, updated and extended. It features up-to-date reference and thematic mapping, mapping skills, country-by-country statistics and a fully comprehensive index to all names appearing on reference maps. Thematic maps and accompanying graphs and tables adhere strictly to the National Curriculum guidelines and cover topics such as Tourism, Telecommunications, Environmental and socio-economic topics. All maps have been fully updated using the latest statistical information available. The inclusion of a selective list of web addresses on each thematic page ensures students are motivated to explore more deeply into a topic. High quality satellite imagery, which has been selectively used within special topic or study areas, supports data on the maps and is used to illustrate key environmental issues. Extensive lists of statistics for demographic and socio-economic facts provide up-to-date data for students wishing to create their own graphs to support individual geography, tourism, mathematics, economics or IT projects. New features * Development indicators * Pollution hotspots in the Mediterranean Sea * Urban pollution in Italy * World Agriculture * World Urbanization * World Climate Change * Low and Middle Economic Developing Countries * Ecological footprint