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Essential art resources needed in primary schools

What are the absolutely essential art resources you need to deliver high-quality drawing lessons in primary school?

We all know school budgets are tight. And, sadly, art and design are rarely high on a school’s list of priorities for expenditure. 290 more words

Key Stage 2

What’s the best way to introduce French vocabulary?

Flashcards are an excellent way of introducing primary school children to new French vocabulary. They are incredibly versatile and can be used in many different activities. 379 more words

Key Stage 2

Top 10 playground games for primary schools

Now that the weather is getting better, are you looking for some good games to get children active in the playground? These games will get children moving and will help to develop PE skills and teamwork. 826 more words

Key Stage 2

Practise Times Tables – no paper needed!

When we think of practising  times tables, we often think of chanting in unison or working through endless pages of multiplication problems. But is this the best way to teach the times tables? 203 more words

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Answering children’s questions about terrorism

What do terrorists want? When will terrorism end?

Children’s questions about terrorism can be penetrating and hard to answer. Many teachers (and parents) will be caught unawares by such questions, uncertain themselves about terrorist motivation and goals and torn between the instinct to reassure and the awareness that Britain is on continuous terrorist alert. 431 more words

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Objectifying English

Thoughts on learning objectives and on the way we frame learning in English

This post was originally an article for NATE‘s Teaching English (Issue 8, Summer 2015) 2,924 more words

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Brain teasers to stretch your gifted and talented children

These brain teasers will appeal to all children and stretch the more able pupils in your class

(Are you stuck? The answers are at the bottom of the blog!) 335 more words

Key Stage 2