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A digital version of the printed Rainbow Reading books (non-audio), supported by book-related activities PLUS a BONUS Teacher's Manual is now available. Great for your online lessons.

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ANZAC is an important day to honour and respect. Even though we can't physically attend services we can still honour our ANZACs in our own personal way. We have special levelled books for students and children to learn and respect our ANZAC history.

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We do offer an on-approval service to schools, or ask for your local, fantastic Lioncrest Educational Consultant to visit. 
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A safe and student-friendly reading portal that students can log into from school or home, 24/7.  Years 3-9 Upper-Middle primary.

Order now to access top quality, at-home digital reading resources!

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Welcome to 2020 - this promises to be an exciting year with fantastic new resources for you and your students.

In our 29th year of providing the best quality resources to primary schools from our leading publishers, we are delighted to announce that we are now the exclusive distributor of the best primary resources from Macmillan Education Primary.

To make your job easier we showcase our new and upcoming titles in our What's New mini catalogue which includes the Macmillan Primary range.

Download the What's New 2020 order form here or browse our website and order online.

We're committed to helping teachers - whatever your requirements or budget. Do talk to your local professional Educational Consultant to arrange a personal visit or call our friendly Customer Service department on FREEcall 1800 249 727 for assistance.

We are saddened by the recent bushfires and will assist those impacted schools to get back on their feet. Please contact us and let us know your needs.

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Macmillan Education is pleased to announce that Lioncrest Education in The Hunter Valley, New South Wales, will become the sole distributor for a number of key Macmillan Education primary school curriculum products in Australia in 2020, effective from January 1, 2020.

Emma Bourne, Managing Director Curriculum and Higher Education, said, “We are delighted that Lioncrest will be the distributor in Australia and will be able to ensure continuity of our relationship with schools in this market. It was important that we partner with a company that has considerable knowledge of the primary schools sector in Australia and we are confident that Lioncrest Education offers an ideal partnership for us to continue supply to our customers for these key Australian products. 

Terry Hughes, Managing Director for Lioncrest Education, said, “We are excited to be adding the Macmillan Education International Curriculum portfolio of products to our range of primary resources for teachers and pupils.  There are some well-established series in Australia such as Learn Abouts and new products such as Snappy Sounds phonics and the award winning Talk about Texts, written by experts in Australia to teach guided reading. We are confident that these will be a very popular addition to our schools.”


About Macmillan Education

Macmillan Education has been advancing learning for over 175 years. Today across our curriculum, language learning and higher education divisions we build strong partnerships with educators and strive to provide the highest quality books, content and tools for school and university students around the world. As education advances at an ever-increasing pace, we continue to be at the forefront of that change – introducing new methodologies, developing digital resources and providing sound teaching practice and pedagogy that inspires learners to achieve more.  Macmillan Education is part of the Springer Nature Group.


About Lioncrest Education

Lioncrest Education is the leading provider of learning materials for the primary and secondary education markets in Australia. It was founded in 1991 by Terry and Carol Hughes. Terry has always worked in publishing and has specialised in children’s education; he was recently awarded the Order of the Australia Medal for his services, particularly in the education sector. Carol has worked in the field of publishing and marketing in Australia and ran her own Public Relations, TV Production and Marketing company, Lineup, for 15 years. Lioncrest are a trusted and well established company providing products to teachers, parents and children from preschool through to middle-school.

For more information please contact:  Amanda Naylor, Marketing Manager, International Curriculum and Caribbean. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., in Australia please contact: Carol Hughes, Marketing Director, Lioncrest Education.  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

26th November 2019


FREE teacher resources for the Pathways series! Mini-Lessons, activities and more!

The series consists of 20 high interest informational texts that will build reading stamina and sustain comprehension.

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Pathways HealthyandDelicious

Get your students on the pathway to reading!

Great for targeted teaching and/or to boost progress with EAL and striving readers. A NEW, informative, quirky series of 20 high-interest informational texts with matching ebooks.

Supported by great free resources. Teacher notes now available!

Find out more here!