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How to run a whole school writing day

  • by: Simon Blower
  • On: 9, Sep 2021
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How to run a whole school writing day

As a former school leader and Pobble founder, I am often asked by schools about initiatives that schools can introduce alongside Pobble to make writing even more exciting for their pupils, but also as...

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5 ways to use emojis to inspire writing ✏️

Love them or loathe them, there is no way of getting away from these colourful little creations. Emojis continue to take the world by storm and whilst they are often overlooked as just fun, insignific...

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The Power of Pobble 365 in EYFS

We love to hear stories from schools about how they use our resources. Charlotte Smythe, EYFS teacher at Richmond Academy, shares her ideas for using Pobble 365 in the early years classroom to promote...

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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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5 creative strategies to get children storytelling

Storytelling is an ancient art form, crucial for life. Stories support cultural education, instil moral values and develop imagination. In our classrooms, embellishment, improvisation or simply readin...

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Writing prompts and story starters for every genre

We all have an innate love of stories. They spark magical thoughts and improve willingness to communicate feelings, thoughts and experiences. A good story stays with you and can shape understanding, l...

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Overcoming adversity: Building a reading rich curriculum to support pupils to thrive in challenging times

A recent article in the TES, highlighted the Education Endowment Foundation’s view that a high-quality, reading-rich curriculum can offer the means for pupils to thrive after their time away from the ...

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A writing adventure - from Headteacher to published author

Dennis Richards was Headteacher of St. Aidans CE High School from 1989-2012. In retirement he has worked as a French Language assistant at St.John Fisher RC High School. He was awarded the OBE for ser...

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Using Writing Journals in the primary classroom

Try Writing Journals and revolutionise your children’s independent writing! Writing Journals – sometimes called Author’s Notebooks are vocabulary books in which children can capture gorgeous language ...

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