Is Handwriting History?

Reading Time: 3 minutes Do we place too much importance on handwriting?

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Home Sweet Home

Reading Time: 4 minutes Should primary schools ditch homework?

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Why Don’t Men Teach In Primary Schools?

Reading Time: 3 minutes Why is the balance of male and female teachers so skewed?

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Maths Rockx

Reading Time: 2 minutes How can you turn your students in to Rockx stars?

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High Aspirations for All Children

Reading Time: 3 minutes Does testing primary students at such a young age, equate to having ‘high aspirations for all’?

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Stability in Assessment? No Thanks!

Reading Time: 3 minutes Do our primary schools now have stability in assessment?

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4 Tips to Build Positive Relationship with Parents

Reading Time: 4 minutes How do you build a positive partnership with your parents?

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Failing

Reading Time: 3 minutes How do teachers pick themselves up after a series of poor judgements?

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Pacca Alpaca

Reading Time: 2 minutes How can parents entertain their children this summer holiday?

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Life After Levels: A Small Primary’s Approach

Reading Time: 4 minutes We have found life after levels. It is by no means a fait accompli but we are pleased with the steps that we have made thus far. It’s working for us – and that, I think, is the point.

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Meaningful, Manageable, Motivating Marking

Reading Time: 4 minutes How do you prepare when faced with a large pile of marking to do?

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Out With The Old

Reading Time: 3 minutes Whether we agree with the key stage 1 and 2 primary assessment changes or not, it is clear that handwriting, spelling and grammar will now play a hugely increased role in signifying whether a child is working at an age appropriate standard. This will inevitably require teachers to alter the way they teach writing.

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Spreading Grit

Reading Time: 4 minutes Is it possible to grow a resilient mindset in our students before doubt sets in?

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