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Bea Green and the Bee Queen school visit

Yesterday I had a great afternoon doing two Bea Green workshops in my local primary school. The children were lots of fun and asked some great questions about bees and writing in general. 69 more words


The Bravest Mouse

Full House Theatre Company visited today and presented The Bravest Mouse, described as “a poignant and moving story of Timble, a little mouse who stows away in a soldier’s back pack and finds himself in the terrible trenches of World War One”. 59 more words


How do you use the LEGO brick to teach Literacy?

Key Stage 1 and 2 pupils of all abilities, whether they have little interest in writing or need to be more challenged, are able to connect with and engage in their lessons to a greater degree when they have a physical resource to inspire them. 110 more words

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Want to make Computing easy and fun?

The project-based activities included in the WeDo Computing Scheme of Work cover a wide range of topics in the National Curriculum for Computing at Key Stages 1 & 2, including designing, writing and debugging programmes; algorithms; sequence, selection and repetition; and input and output. 69 more words

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Primary Assessment - Views of Michael Morpurgo

Insightful piece, this time from the Times Educational Supplement, which conveys the views of celebrated children’s writer, Michael Morpurgo, on testing in our schools.

“When you test children, whether you like it or not you create successes and failures”

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We all have a story to tell ...

… but sometimes it’s difficult for pupils to get started, or to find words that match their imagination.

StoryStarter is the award-winning helping hand which kick starts your pupils’ creativity and boosts their reading, writing, speaking and listening skills. 46 more words


7 reasons why you should teach French through stories

Stories are an ideal way to get children excited about learning French. A good French story will:

1.    Provide an enjoyable, stress-free way to learn the rhythm of the language, intonation and pronunciation 417 more words

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