Visit Pobble

The Pobble blog

Leadership tips: avoiding the bandwagon

  • by: Clemmie Stewart
  • On: 17, Apr 2024
22 min read
6 min read

Leadership tips: avoiding the bandwagon

I’ll start this piece with a disclaimer: I’ve always been a bit of a sucker for a bandwagon. I loved a Polly Pocket when I was little; I grabbed girl power with both hands when the Spice Girls burst i...

Empowering Writers: Celebrating Creativity with Pobble

At Smart Vision School, celebrating writers is an integral part of our culture, fostering a love for writing and empowering students from FS1 to Year 7. Every week, we recognise our budding authors wi...

Whole School Writing Impact: Our Journey with Pobble

Ali Findlayson is Head of Primary at Queens British Grammar School, Estepona. Here she shares how she ran a Pobble whole school writing day and how it can motivate your young writers and build a cultu...

9 min read

Grammar Gamification: A Playful Path to Fluency!

In Primary School classrooms, it’s rare to hear students cheer for the start of a SPAG (spelling, punctuation, and grammar) lesson. It’s an aspect of the curriculum which may feel like a chore and can...

Top Tips for International School English Leaders

Jess Reynolds is a KS2 Class Teacher and English Subject Leader at Kellett School in Hong Kong. Here she shares her top tips for English Leaders.

Why your school should become a Pobble School, a headteachers story

Rachael Wilding is the Principal at Smart Vision School, a British Curriculum School in Dubai, you can follow Racheal on Twitter here. As a school, we've been with Pobble for three years now and seen ...

Treat your-shelf to some great Book Week ideas!

Hong Kong, like many other countries, has been plagued by a perpetual cycle of home learning since the pandemic began. During this time, I’ve worked hard on engaging students at a distance and found m...

4 min read

4 ways to get your students excited to learn

A couple of weeks ago in ‘Festive Teaching Ideas for You’, we shared some Christmas-themed activities to keep students engaged. But trying to keep them interested throughout the year requires a lot mo...

How to use short burst writing to improve writing stamina

Sam Keys is Deputy Headteacher at a Primary School in Newcastle. As well as being the Deputy, Sam is also the SENCo and Year 6 teacher. He’s been using Pobble in his classroom for a few years now. Her...

7 min read

How to use challenging times to develop essential life skills in children

I feel sorry for children right now. Their routine is shattered, they are penned in at home while it’s sunny out and they are missing their friends. COVID-19 has brought tough times for the next gener...

Have you discovered Pobble yet?

We help teachers inspire their young writers, foster a love for writing across schools, and reach accurate assessment judgments. 

Visit Pobble