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Parent Talk: Natural Catastrophes

Today I awoke to news of continuing devastation by several Atlantic hurricanes, a deadly 8.2 earthquake in Mexico, and tsunami warnings for the Pacific coast of Central America. 249 more words

Parents And Children

Top Tips to Support NQTs in getting off to a flying start

In this blog, Kathy Roe (Primary English Adviser) explores some of the challenges facing a Newly Qualified Teacher at the start of their first year and offers some guidance and supportive advice. 2,213 more words


How to keep a conversation going! #English #Tips #SpeakingandListening

Sometimes keeping a conversation going is difficult. You might not hear the other person, or maybe you just feel “frozen”, with no idea what to say when it’s your turn. 347 more words

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


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