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Serial Mash gets a makeover

July 28, 2016, 5:00 pm

As well a brand new layout for the home screen that makes it even easier to find the books and resources you want, we've also made the Teachers Section quicker to access AND added a new strand of books.


The Serial Mash Competition Results!

April 15, 2016, 9:00 am

Over 1/4 million reading activities were completed all over the world which is a fantastic achievement. We had lots of entries worldwide which is why we have picked not one, but two winners. And now onto the results...


The Serial Mash Reading Competition

Read at least five chapters during the Spring 2 Term (22/02/2016 - 25/03/2016) and you could win some awesome prizes for your class and school. You can read from one of the two new books, The Sleeping Volcano and The Snatch, which will be released once a week, each Monday of the term. Or pick a favourite from the library. Teachers, are you ready for the best part? With the new 2Do feature you can get the whole school involved in less than five minutes.



January 12, 2016, 4:15 pm

A December 2015 report by the National Literacy Trust found that e-books are a vital tool in motivating reluctant readers, particularly boys. Find out more about the report and our e-books project Serial Mash.


The Serial Mash Competition Winners are now in!

July 14, 2015, 3:45 pm


Serial Mash Award Nominations

February 18, 2015, 4:00 pm

It's a great honour to have been nominated for three of the industry’s biggest awards in our first year. So far Serial Mash has received two nominations for 'Best Whole Curriculum Resources' (Bett and ERA), and one for 'Best Paid for ICT Product' (GESS).


New Serial Mash Books: Spring 2

February 18, 2015, 12:30 pm

Spring 2 in Serial Mash is all about animal madness! Lower KS2 can enjoy a new chapter of 'Henry the Remarkable Elephant' each Monday and Upper KS2 can tune in for 'A Tiger's Path'. Each chapter comes with a comprehension quiz, an extended writing activity themed around the chapter and teacher resource sheet including SPaG exercises.


Celebrate World Book Day with Serial Mash

February 18, 2015, 11:15 am

Dress as a Serial Mash character on World Book Day and you could win a visit for your school from award-winning children's author Jonny Zucker. All you need to do is take a picture and send it to us by email, Facebook, or Twitter. It's that simple.


CPD Day in Bedford

February 4, 2015, 11:30 am

Join us for a free Professional Development session, led by award winning children’s author Jonny Zucker. Following the very successful CPD session held in November last year, we are pleased to offer you and your literacy staff another opportunity to profit from more free CPD. We are holding a further session at The Pilgrim Partnership, Priory Centre in Bedford on Tuesday March 24th between 1.30 and 3.30pm.


Creative Writing CPD Day

January 8, 2015, 10:00 am

Join us on 13/02/2015 for a free Professional Development session, led by award winning children’s author Jonny Zucker. If you’re looking for ways to combine teaching with technology and motivate children to love writing then this is the perfect course for you.