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Not just a drop in the bucket

Research states that the amount of money it takes to manufacture a penny is almost double the price of the value of one. In fact, people often throw pennies away because they see no value or use in the coin that takes up space in our pockets and wallets. 341 more words

Student Engagement

Fabulous French

We had a special treat last week when Monsieur Bartholomew came to teach us some French. Usually he only works with the kids in Key Stage Two but when they had French Day it got some of us talking. 141 more words

2016-7

Ten top tips for core subject leaders

Kirsten Snook, English Adviser and course trainer for ‘Becoming a Highly Effective Subject Leader’, reflects on what makes the biggest differences to increasingly busy subject leaders and with increasingly tight budgets. 2,403 more words

More Gymnastics Fun

We were very lucky on Wednesday because Rachel came to do an extra Gymnastics session with us in the Hall. We had such a good time when we did gymnastics with her before everyone was very excited. 44 more words

2016-7

Come aboard the Hogwarts Express!

Monday 26th June 2017 marks twenty years since the first publication of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone.  In this blog, Michelle Nicholson celebrates the twentieth anniversary of the release of JK Rowling’s fabulous book, with some ideas for bringing the story to life in the classroom. 2,683 more words

A lesson, focused on character description, using an excellent app

I recently did a lesson which had a focus on character description.  For my starting point, I used the short film, ‘Junk’.  You can find the video below (thank you to… 183 more words

Education

Teaching speaking and listening in primary school

The National Curriculum in England only has one page on spoken language and this covers the entire primary curriculum for Year 1 to 6. The curriculum specifies that pupils should be taught to: 330 more words

Key Stage 2