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Treat your-shelf to some great Book Week ideas!

  • by: Jess Reynolds
  • On: 6, Apr 2022
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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...

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Children's mental health writing prompts

1 in 6 children aged 5 to 16 was identified as having a diagnosable mental health problem in July 2020. That’s five children in every classroom.

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Festive teaching ideas for you

It’s a magical time of year. The children are filled to the brim with excitement and this bubbles over into the classroom. Chuck in play rehearsals and masses of glitter and your classroom quickly fil...

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5 inventive literacy games for EYFS

As a teacher, you’re always on the lookout for short and effective activities. Your pupils just want to have fun. So, let’s combine the two, shall we? We love discovering inventive ideas that fellow t...

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9 books to inspire great lessons

We’ve picked the brains of our teaching colleagues to discover their favourite books to inspire great writing. There are some classics, but also a few lesser-known suggestions. We hope they provide a ...

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10 ideas to take literacy learning outdoors

Summer term is here! We can be hopeful of plenty of sunny days and opportunities to go outdoors. We’ve found some brilliant ideas that will allow you to get out whilst teaching those essential literac...

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4 free escape room ideas for the classroom

Escape rooms are all the rage. They consist of a challenge that allows you to work together to solve a variety of puzzles in order to “break out” of a room. Demanding an exciting mix of problem-solvin...

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Winter prompts to inspire wonderful writing

As winter really sets in, the frost, snow and ice make for a magical setting. Great for firing up imaginations. We’ve gathered six of our favourite winter writing prompts from Pobble 365. Can your cla...

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10 of the best anti-bullying resources

According to Ditch The Label, 1-in-2 have experienced bullying, this is a startling fact and highlights the essential need to educate children about the issues surrounding bullying. There’s an abundan...

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Whole class games to fill a gap

There are times in class where you have a few spare minutes and it’s hard to find something to avoid the class descending into chaos. Don’t waste this time, use it as ‘sponge time’. Time that soaks up...

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