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Moderate writing online to save time and improve assessment judgements

As we head into the final term of the school year, thoughts in many schools turn to capturing end of year assessment judgements. I wanted to reflect on our learning from Term 2 and share how online wr...

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How publishing children’s writing can improve standards

Teachers get to read some incredible work and frequently, we are the only ones who get to read it. We’re often bowled over with its sheer imagination and force (for young writers can transliterate the...

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10 strategies you need to accelerate writing progress

Download a copy of this information to share with your team (PDF)   Teaching writing has always been challenging. Now, teachers and school leaders are telling us that writing has been even harder hit ...

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How to create an awesome Pobble class display

You can raise the profile of writing across your school by celebrating your newly published young authors through assemblies, newsletters and displays. A Pobble display is an excellent way to showcase...

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How to extend children’s vocabulary throughout school

Over the past few years there has been huge progression in the way in which Pobble 365 is used at Richmond Academy.  It first began inspiring minds in my own EYFS classroom where I experienced first-h...

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How to create a class of happy and successful writers

Ros entered the teaching profession in 1965 and has served continuously since. She has wide experience in education, including: working with pupils with SEND; working with pupils with EAL; senior lead...

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Funny writing ideas to get your class smiling!

Looking for a mood boost for you and your class? It starts with a smile and before you know it you've got guaranteed giggles! Smiling or laughing activates and relieves your stress response. Engaging ...

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5 spring-themed quick writes

If you've got a few minutes spare and want to work on your pupils writing skills, then Pobble's quick writes are ideal. They begin with some thought-provoking images and are followed by open ended que...

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How to maintain a strong home-school partnership

As a parent, of course you want to be fully involved in your child’s learning journey. Although your child’s teacher usually spends most days during term time with them, you know your child better tha...

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7 spring writing ideas to celebrate the new season

Hello spring! The season of rejuvenation and regrowth. Not only can the changing weather lift your spirits, but it’s also a great opportunity to have some fun, educate your class and produce some exce...

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