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Getting Ready for a New Season at Paultons Park

The 2016 season is nearly upon the Paultons Park Education Team and there is more than ever to look forward to this year when booking a school trip! 329 more words

Learning Outside The Classroom

Is the Grammar, Punctuation and Spelling test for Key Stage 2 too hard?

In the Times Educational Supplement Mary Bousted, writes about the Key Stage 2 (KS2) Grammar, Punctuation and Spelling  (GPS) test under the heading:

Take this absurdly difficult English test – and see why this generation of students will be alienated by education…

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English Grammar

Are educational publishers just in it for the money?

Let me start by saying that I, for one, am passionately concerned about education and schools. I want our books to have a positive influence on schools. 311 more words

Brilliant Publications

This is one of many work files belonging to a colleague of mine. It contains worksheets and notes pertaining to “stuff” that has been, but no longer is… 158 more words

KS1 & KS2 tests - videos for parents

At my school we’re increasingly using the school website and Facebook pages to communicate with families, particularly aiming to reach those who are not so easily able to attend after-school meetings and events. 309 more words


51% of schools not confident at teaching MFL

According to the NFER Teacher Voice Omnibus (which has just been published by the DFE), only 51% of the 2088 senior leaders in primary and secondary schools reponding reported that they felt confident about implementing the National Curriculum for foreign languages. 97 more words


Is Star Wars responsible for our academy system?

Picture this. You head to your local cinema this weekend to watch the new Star Wars film. You sit down, the iconic black screen and Star Wars logo appears, the music starts and the text begins to scroll up the screen … 664 more words

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