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Oxford English Thesaurus for Schools

Extensive secondary school thesaurus for complete writing support.

Oxford Dictionaries

Suitable for:  11-16 years, KS3-4, Y7-11, S1-4, GCSE/ Standard Grade specifications, parents, teachers, librarians

Price:  £9.99

ISBN: 978-0-19-275701-2
Publication date: 03/05/2012
Paperback: 800 pages

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The Oxford English Thesaurus for Schools is carefully targeted to support secondary school students with their creative writing, to extend vocabulary, improve spelling, punctuation, and grammar, and to inspire them to become confident writers.


  • Appropriate example sentences from writing for children
  • Panels on Word Webs, Writing Tips, and Overused Words to give hands-on support for students
  • How to Write Well supplement on writing skills

This page was last updated on 25 March 2019 at 04:30 GMT


  • "Very useful to get children thinking independently." - 5* Amazon reviewer
  • "Superb, with simple explanations for our special needs learners in a secondary setting." - 5* Amazon reviewer
  • "Excellent quality. Would recommend this version as it has additional 'writing tips' for students." - 5* Amazon reviewer
  • "Nice little book, bought as a present for niece. She loved it and started looking words up immediately! Great price too. Many thanks." - 5* Amazon reviewer
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