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Our FS2 Graduation

Today we had our Graduation Ceremony to celebrate completing Foundation Stage and being ready to move to Key Stage One. It was great to see so many families there, we only had standing room left! 129 more words

Parents As Partners

It's time to race our sand yachts

After weeks of hard work designing and constructing our sand yachts, 5G finally got to race them.  Well done to Dom and Jade who built super fast sand yachts.

Speaking And Listening

Pluto: A Girl, A Grandfather, and A Teacher

Eighty-five years ago, 11-year-old Venetia Burney sat at breakfast with her grandfather, who was a university librarian at Oxford.
He talked to her about the latest exciting news story, that a new planet had been discovered. 261 more words


Refugee Blues: discussion circle

Today I covered for a colleague currently under canvas near Buxton.  His Year 9 group were a revelation.  I decided to do a semi Socratic circle discussion of Auden’s Refugee Blues and discovered that the activity was a novelty for them.   82 more words

IGCSE Support

Make And Take Monday: Book Report Puppet

Here at Miss Amy’s Schoolhouse, Mondays are going to be focused on Make and Take items for the classroom.  Make and Take items are activities that you can do with your students which have a focused learning objective made into a concrete item that your students can display and later take with them.   368 more words

Book Reports

Writing Instructions

This week we’ve been busy writing instructions for the Nursery children.

We read a non-fiction book called Pirates and it told us how to make treasure maps. 366 more words

Speaking And Listening

Do Pets School at Work, or Work at School?

To mark Take Your Dog to Work Day (June 26), I offer this piece from 2010, published at Lesley University as “The Magic of Mario and G Force.” Learn what a difference pets make in the classroom. 306 more words