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National Poetry Day - 8th October

The theme for this year’s poetry day is ‘light’. Why not use activities around our Sun Candle poem to mark the day. 121 more words

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Replacements for bread tags - the problems of being an educational publisher

We recently bought the UK rights to an excellent series of books called ‘Open-ended Maths Investigations’ from Blake Publishing in Australia. As always when we buy in a book, we need to check it carefully to ensure that it fits our curriculum and what happens in UK schools. 315 more words

Key Stage 2

‘In this career there will be many a first day’

Here I am sat in my pyjamas, freshly showered (so I don’t have to get up even earlier than I have to tomorrow), bags all packed and should be thinking “Right I’m ready to go”. 545 more words


Rugby World Cup 

I have been crazy crazy busy with all the last minute prep ready for start of term on Tuesday! At the moment I am feeling a mixed bag of emotions from being incredibly nervous to extremely excited. 521 more words


Displays, Displays, Planning, Displays oh and more displays…

First of all I must sincerely apologise for my lack of blogging recently. The past 2 weeks my school has been open for all us staff to go in a get everything prepared for September (yes teachers do work in the holidays too). 983 more words


New Forest Show's Countryside Education Competition winners celebrate with a banquet

Year 5 and 6 pupils from Milford-On-Sea Primary School were so delighted to have won this year’s Countryside Education Competition that they picked all the fruit and vegetables in their school allotment and prepared a locally sourced feast to celebrate.  247 more words

The Plot of A Midsummer Night's Dream in 8 chuncks

Here is the plot of A Midsummer Night’s Dream broken down into 8 manageable chunks for students to work with and mess about with. We do a lot of different activities with a plot outline like this from starting with a simple Still Image for each section activity all the way to looking for lines from the text to act out an overview of the play. 441 more words

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