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Soldier and Me - one of the "top best children's books ever written"

Although my main subject when teaching was English as a second or other language I also taught English in mainstream classes. This was in the days before a National Curriculum and so schools were more able to tailor their curricula to meet the needs of their particular students in their particular area. 597 more words

Books

Around the world - comparing PE curricular from around the world - The UK Curriculum (Part 1 of 6 blogs)

I have been a Teacher of PE in the UK now for 6 years, 7 if you in include my teaching practice year. One of the biggest things that has always struck me about PE in the UK is how short our National Curriculum is. 1,283 more words

Pe

The State of the British Music Education system - an open letter to the government

Anyone that knows me will be aware of how much I value Music and how integral I feel it is that Music Education is part of the UK national curriculum. 368 more words

Music

National Curriculum Years 3 and 4 spelling list, arranged by sound

The following words are taken from the ‘English Appendix 1: Spelling: word list – years 3 and 4’, as listed in the National Curriculum. I have organised these words by sound and some words appear on more than one list. 694 more words

Linguistic Phonics

Let the teachers teach and the pupils learn!

Classrooms like this should be places where young people (and the not so young) acquire a thirst for knowledge rather than understanding the techniques to pass exams. 1,101 more words

Politics

Year 2 National Curriculum Common Exception Words, arranged by sound

The following words are taken from the ‘spelling – work for year 2 – common exception words’, as listed in the National Curriculum. I have organised these words by sound and some words appear on more than one list. 358 more words

Linguistic Phonics

Pub topics tonight

We’ve been in the grip of ‘the beast from the east’ and ‘storm Emma’, so unusually, as I have mentioned, it has been very snowy. However, having felt a bit trapped by the elements we decided to venture forth and went along to the Dolphin. 341 more words

Pubs... And Pints!